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An Unexpected Flurry: HIS Noncompliance Letters Have Many Scratching Their Heads



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In this episode, Husch Blackwell’s Meg Pekarske and Jacob Harris unpack what may be behind the Hospice Item Set (HIS) noncompliance letters that many hospices believe they have erroneously received. These letters indicate hospices have not achieved compliance with the HIS reporting requirement. Meg and Jacob explore how the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) temporary 6-month reporting exemption may have unexpectedly impacted some hospices. They also discuss the importance of using the appeal process to dispute noncompliance. Please tune in to learn more. 

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Jacob B. Harris

Senior Associate