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  NAHC Report: Issue# 2686, 6/17/2015
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CMS Awards Palmetto GBA MAC Jurisdiction M
New Hospice CAHPS Items Posted Online
For Your Information: Early Registration Ends June 23rd for the 2015 Financial Management Conference & Exposition
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CMS Awards Palmetto GBA MAC Jurisdiction M

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services  has announced the award of the A/B Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC)  for Jurisdiction M, formally Jurisdiction 11,  to Palmetto GBA for the administration of Medicare Part A and Part B Fee-for-Service (FFS) claims as well as the Home Health & Hospice (HH&H) Region C service area.

Palmetto GBA  will be the MAC for  Medicare Part A and Part B Fee-for-Service (FFS) claims in the States of Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina as well as the Home Health & Hospice (HH&H) for  Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. Providers should not see any change in the MAC’s work since Palmetto GBA is the incumbent contractor for MAC Jurisdiction 11, the current MAC workload numbers will remain the same.

The effective date for the contract is July 13, 2015.

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New Hospice CAHPS Items Posted Online

Following are items recently posted to the Hospice CAHPS web page:

Hospice-specific Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Page Updated (posted 06/11/2015)

The Hospice-specific FAQs page has been updated to include a new question: Are there guidelines for conducting quality improvement activities in conjunction with the CAHPS Hospice Survey? Please click here to view the FAQs.

CAHPS Hospice Survey Participation Form for Survey Vendors Now Available (posted 06/09/2015)

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Early Registration Ends June 23rd for the 2015 Financial Management Conference & Exposition

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) announced details regarding the Home Health Track at the 2015 Financial Management Conference & Exposition.  Conference participants will have the opportunity to choose one among four education tracks, including: the Home Health Track, the Hospice Track, the Innovations Track, and the Leadership Track.

For more details and to register for the Financial Management Conference, please click here.

 

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