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No MBI = No Payment

No MBI = No Payment   As of January 1, 2020, all Medicare home health and hospice claims must include new Medicare Beneficiary Identifiers (MBI), regardless of the date of service. Claims without MBIs will be rejected. In a recent Provider Outreach and Education call for hospices, NGS reported that about 30% of New England […]

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Governor Recognizes Home Care & Hospice Volunteers

Two of New Hampshire’s Home Care & Hospice volunteers were among those recognized for excellence in volunteering by Governor Hassan on May 4th.  In a packed Executive Council Chamber Peter Cassell of Central New Hampshire VNA and Lorraine Meyer of Cornerstone VNA were both Awarded the Joseph D. Vaughan Award for Outstanding Leadership and Meritorious Achievement as a Volunteer. […]

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MedLearn Matters Special Edition Advises on Hospice-related Services

Change Request 8923 – corrects the current notation (remittance advice remark code N211) indicating that when the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) determines that a hospice is not eligible for an exception to the Notice of Election timely filing requirement, the decision is not appealable. In fact, the decision IS appealable and CR8923 corrects the error.  […]

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November is Home Care and Hospice Month

During November the home care and hospice community honors the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in our health care system and in homes across New Hampshire and the country. This year’s […]

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