Archives: 2015, March

Home Care Diabetic Patients Under The Microscope

By Dedra Briggs / Posted on: March 24, 2015

Palmetto GBA’s Local Coverage Determination (LCD- L35413) regarding monitoring glucose control in patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus was effective 12/30/14. The LCD contains specific requirements for Type II diabetic…


Are Agencies Up to Date on Revalidation Requirements?

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: March 17, 2015

All agencies must participate in the revalidation process. This requirement has been updated by the Change Request (CR) 9011 that was recently issued with an effective date of 05/15/15. This…


Additional Development Request Checklist

By Dedra Briggs / Posted on: March 9, 2015

Agencies continue to report receiving Additional Development Requests from their respective Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC). Unless your agency is one of the lucky few, you have experienced the anxiety first…


Hospice Untimely NOE and CAP Self Reporting

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: March 3, 2015

HOSPICE UNTIMELY NOE With the new timely filing deadline for the filing and acceptance of the Notice of Election (NOE) documents there are reimbursement issues that occur when those timely…