Hospices Urged to Participate in CMS Pilot to Test Transmission of Hospice Election Data to Part D Plans

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For more than a decade, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG), and other policymakers have noted with concern the growth in Medicare spending outside of the hospice benefit, while patients are on hospice care. One area of particular concern is […]

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Hospices Urged to Participate in CMS Pilot to Test Transmission of Hospice Election Data to Part D Plans

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For more than a decade, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG), and other policymakers have noted with concern the growth in Medicare spending outside of the hospice benefit, while patients are on hospice care. One area of particular concern is […]

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Hospices Urged to Participate in CMS Pilot to Test Transmission of Hospice Election Data to Part D Plans

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For more than a decade, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG), and other policymakers have noted with concern the growth in Medicare spending outside of the hospice benefit, while patients are on hospice care. One area of particular concern is […]

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Hospices Urged to Participate in CMS Pilot to Test Transmission of Hospice Election Data to Part D Plans

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For more than a decade, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG), and other policymakers have noted with concern the growth in Medicare spending outside of the hospice benefit, while patients are on hospice care. One area of particular concern is […]

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CMS Encourages Hospices to Submit Notice of Election Electronically

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is encouraging hospices to submit notices of election (NOE) through electronic data interchange (EDI). One of the main advantages to hospices of filing electronically is that it reduces, and potentially eliminates problems with NOEs that result from keying errors during the Direct Data Entry (DDE) process.  Electronically […]

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A Critical NAHC Webinar on PDGM and Electronic Medical Record Readiness & New CMS Open Door Forum

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ODF Focuses on Proposed Rule, Wage and Rate Update, and More The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) will present a new educational webinar on the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), entitled PDGM: Electronic Medical Record Readiness, on Thursday, August 15, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time. Don’t miss it! REGISTER […]

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