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  • Note Clarifying HH Language From CMS
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    Lacy Gaskins

Note Clarifying HH Language From CMS

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) pay attention to clarifying HH language from CMS and use facility and physician input for evaluation of HH eligibility. A Calendar Year 2015 Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) Final Rule requires use of this information in place of a face to face encounter. Contractors shall use the clarifying information to figure out claim status according to HH requirements.

Full Transmittal: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R704PI.pdf

Subject: Home Health (HH) Language in Pub. 100-8

Number: 704

Title: 10006

Release Date: March 17, 2017

Effective Date: April 17, 2017

Implementation Date: April 17, 2017

Special Notes: N/A

 

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    Lacy Gaskins

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