Chapter 11 – Processing Hospice Claims Revised + Hospice Fact Sheet

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

Chapter 11_Processing Hospice Claims of the Medicare Claims Processing Manual was revised as of October 30, 2020 (implementation December 1, 2020), specifically Sections:

  • 20.1.2 – Notice of Termination/Revocation (NOTR)
  • 30.3 – Data Required on the Institutional Claim to A/B MAC (HHH)
  • 40.2 – Processing Professional Claims for Hospice Beneficiaries 

The MLN Connects Safeguards for Medicare Patients in Hospice Care Fact Sheet is a good refresher for:

  • Hospice Responsibilities Related to Patient Rights
  • Medicare Hospice Requirements
  • Reporting Abuse and Neglect
  • Resources (there are many available that you’ll want to check out)

The Fact Sheet is a February 2020 edition but remains relevant today.  It follows on the heels of an OIG report that Briggs previously bloggedon back in 2019. The above information can also be found in MLN Connects … January 28, 2021