All hospices are required to file their self-determined cap each year, between December 31 and February 28. The 2021 Self-Determined Caps are due no later than February 28, 2022. If the self-determined cap is not received within 7 days of
The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, June 23, 2021 PM at 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET). Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. **This Agenda is Subject
The CARES Act, passed in March last year, included $175 billion in Provider Relief Funding (PRF). Lawmakers promised that these funds would be available to providers with no strings attached so they could fight on the front lines of the
CMS will be hosting a webinar on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET. The purpose of this training is to provide a general overview of the Hospice Quality Composite Measure and how it differs from individual
CMS has shared a new presentation that covers all the changes in the new Hospice Item Set (HIS) Manual. Click here to download the slides from the presentation, and continue reading for a quick summary of the major changes. Before
Spring is in the air! That means t-shirts, flowers, and everyone’s favorite: new rules from CMS! Let’s take a look at the 2022 Hospice Payment Rate Proposed Rule. There’s good news for hospices on the payment front. The proposed rule
Providers struggling during the pandemic were given a critical lifeline from CMS in the form of Medicare advanced/accelerated payments last year. With so many things on your plate during these difficult times, you may have forgotten that these funds are
Part A, B and Home Health and Hospice providers that received a Medicare accelerated or advance payment are invited to join Palmetto GBA for an Accelerated and Advance Payment Refund webinar on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 2 p.m. ET.
The PEPPER Team has updated the maps that display the PEPPER retrieval rates for PEPPERs accessed via the PEPPER Resources Portal for each state/territory. Percentages reflect the PEPPER release that was completed July 29, 2020, for skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), critical
From HHS: Today, the Trump Administration, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is announcing it has completed review of Phase 3 applications from the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) program and will distribute $24.5 billion to over 70,000 providers.