CMS Issues Urgent Request for Home Health Agencies to Register in Internet Quality Improvement and Evaluation System

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a special edition MLN Matters® article to remind home health agencies (HHAs) on the necessity to onboard to the Internet Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (iQIES) by establishing a Healthcare Quality Information System Access, Roles, and Profile System (HARP) account and selecting an iQIES role. […]

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Gearing up for Hospice Aggregate Cap Reporting

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Beginning with the 2014 Cap year, hospices are required to annually self report their aggregate Cap (and supply any calculated overpayment) to their assigned Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) within five months of the close of the Cap year.   To ensure the calculation is as accurate as possible, hospices must wait three months following the close […]

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