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Providers Can Correct PRF Reporting Errors
HRSA noted this error correction option when asked about what providers who received repayment letters could do to correct issues. HRSA said to correct errors a provider must contact the PRF Provider Support Line (866-569-3522) and request to be escalated to a Tier 2 agent to discuss an error in their submitted report indicating ...
New Testing Requirements for Nursing Homes Include Hospice Contractors
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released new nursing home guidance on staff and resident testing that will impact hospice contractors. New guidance from the CMS, released on Thursday March 10th, will mean more testing ...
LeadingAge Comments on CMS Proposed Rules for MA and SNPs
This year's proposed rules cover a broad list of issues but a few may be of particular interest to LeadingAge members including some changes that may impact where providers obtain their reimbursement, changes to how plans and third party marketing organizations communicate with Medicare beneficiaries, redefining what benefits ...
CMS Provides Home Health and Hospice Updates in February 2022 Open Door Forum
CMS Provides Home Health and Hospice Updates in February 2022 Open Door Forum On February 24, CMS hosted an Open Door Forum for Home Health, Hospice and Durable Medical Equipment (DME) providers. Below are some of the key announcements made during the call. DME Update on the Master List and Prior ...
MedPAC Recommends Medicare Rate Cuts for SNF
MedPAC serves in an advisory function to Congress and the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary regarding the administration of the Medicare program. Last week’s recommendation does not mean that a reduction in rates will occur. Rate reductions would require either Congressional or CMS action.