Palmetto GBA has posted the hospice medical review top denial reason codes and how to avoid them for April - June 2015. We encourage hospice provider to review this information before filing claims to help prevent denials and ensure claims are processed timely.
The GroundSwell Project’s will host it's third annual Dying to Know Day in Australia on August 8th. Dying to Know Day started as a grassroots movement in 2013 that aimed at telling people "it won't kill you to talk about death." Since 2013, there have been over 80 Dying to Know Day events and installations in Australia including film nights, Q&A sessions, death cafes, exhibitions, talks and public information stalls.
We are excited to welcome Jennifer Wondolowski to the mumms Software community. Jennifer has over 22 years of experience in hospice care and has worked in various roles from Director to Compliance Officer. We're glad to have someone with her longtime hospice experience and depth of knowledge as a member of our team. Welcome Jennifer!
The Center for Medicare Advocacy Inc. (CMA) has announced that a nationwide class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of Medicare beneficiaries who are challenging "Medicare’s program failure to render decisions at the administrative law judge (ALJ) level within the 90 days required by law.”