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Problems with New G Codes and Service Intensity Add-On Reported

Home Health & Hospice Providers Could Experience Payment Delays Several of the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) have recently announced system issues with the new G codes that were created last fall to replace G0154. The new G codes went into effect for dates of service on or after January 1, 2016. While their creation was […]

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February 1, 2016

CMS Clarifies Effective Date of New G Codes

Home Health & Hospice Providers Should Update Software Settings. Last week we posted a blog Updated RN and LPN G codes for Home Health and Hospice. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has now released clarification that the effective date for the G Codes implemented to distinguish between RNs and LPNs applies to dates […]

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October 27, 2015

Updated RN and LPN G codes for Home Health and Hospice

Providers Should Prepare for Setting Changes. Late last week CMS posted change request (CR) 9369  to split out the G codes for RNs and LPNs. The current G code for RN and LPN is G0154. The new G codes for dates of service on or after January 1, 2016 are as follows: RN – G0299 […]

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October 21, 2015

New G-Code Reporting on Home Health Claims

Additional Data Required for Home Health Therapy and Nursing Visits. Home Health claims will need to report additional and more specific data for the therapy and nursing visits on episodes beginning on or after January 1, 2011.  http://www.cms.gov/transmittals/downloads/R824OTN.pdf. Currently Home Health claims report the following existing HCPCS codes for Therapy visits: G0151 – Physical Therapists […]

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January 3, 2011