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Changes for the CMS 1500 Claim Form

  • 15 Jan, 2014
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CMS has revised the 1500 claim form and Version 02/12 will replace the current CMS 1500 claim form, 08/05, effective with claims received on and after April 1, 2014. This is a change for agencies who bill Medicare Part B

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Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) General Information

  • 5 Jan, 2014
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The Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) was mandated by Section 3004 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As part of the HQRP, all Medicare-certified hospices are required to submit quality data to CMS. The first reporting cycle, which will impact

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Compliance Audit Tool

  • 2 Dec, 2013
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survey. Providers can use this tool to self-assess their compliance with each regulatory requirement. Deficiencies are listed in order of the most frequently cited.

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Hospice Care in America 2013 Facts and Figures

  • 1 Dec, 2013
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NHPCO Facts and Figures: Hospice Care in American provides an annual overview of important trends in the growth, delivery and quality of hospice care across the country. This overview provides specific information on Hospice patient care, Hospice provider characteristics, location

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User Guide for Data Collection FY2015 Reporting Cycle

  • 1 Aug, 2013
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The Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) was mandated by Section 3004 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). As part of the HQRP, all Medicare-certified hospices are required to submit quality data to CMS.

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