Two New CMS Change Requests Impacting Hospices

Late last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released two change requests (CR) affecting hospices, CR 9932and CR 9862.  CR 9932, Preventing Hospice Notices of Election with Future Dates, implements an edit effective with claim dates of service July 1, 2017 and later that will prevent future dates from being accepted in…