Posted on Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:36 PM
CMS issued Transmittal 3866/CR 10064 to replace Transmittal 3813/CR 10064. The new transmittal makes a technical correction to the Discharge Reason Code, which originally identified “Condition Code 52” as “Occurrence Code 52” and also incorrectly identified “Occurrence Code 42” as “Condition Code 42”. Hospice agencies should review carefully, as CR10064 expands significantly on the material contained in Chapter 11 of Medicare Claims Processing Manual.
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