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Change on the Horizon for Decades-Old Home Health Agency Conditions of Participation

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued final regulations (CMS-3819-F) that will make substantial changes to the Medicare home health agency Conditions of Participation (CoPs). These sweeping changes take effect July 13, 2017, and represent the most comprehensive changes to the CoPs since 1989.

Change To Medicare Part D Enrollment Period Impacts Notices Of Coverage

The annual Medicare Part D enrollment period has been moved to October 15 through December 7, beginning with enrollment for 2012. This change will require plan sponsors to update their Medicare Part D Notices of Creditable or Non-creditable Coverage and most likely will require plan sponsors to provide the notices to Medicare eligible participants by October 15 of this year.

Medicare Reporting Requirement Postponed - What You Need To Know.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently postponed until next year its requirement that certain employers (who are at least partially self-insured) and liability insurers report to CMS any one-time or lump sum payments to persons entitled to Medicare benefits in connection with settlements, judgments or awards involving the release of potential liability for medical expenses. Previously, such payments occurring on or after October 1, 2010 were to be reported in the first quarter of 2011. The new deadline requires that payments occurring on or after October 1, 2011 must be reported in the first quarter of 2012.

New Penalty for Failing to Report Payments to Medicare Beneficiaries.

On January 1, 2010, a failure to comply with a new requirement for reporting to Medicare payments to Medicare-eligible individuals for resolution of claims involving medical expenses could cost the payor $1,000 per day in penalties for noncompliance.

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