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HCL News - The Latest COVID-19 Updates

HCL News - The Latest COVID-19 Updates

Kepro BFCC-QIO Services
During the current COVID-19 situation, the Kepro BFCC-QIO services continue to be available. Please note the fax number for Kepro BFCC-QIO Regions 1, 4, 6 (includes Texas), 8, and 10, recently changed to 844-878-7921. If the agency is located in any other region, please use the map located on Kepro or Livanta websites to determine the appropriate fax number to use. NOTE: In order to develop the necessary updates for the online policy manuals, HealthCare ConsultLink (HCL) will continue to monitor the Kepro and Livanta BFCC-QIO websites for the most current information. ..

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HCL News - HCL Update Regarding Revised Hospice Election Statement and Addendum Forms

HCL News - HCL Update Regarding Revised Hospice Election Statement and Addendum Forms

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) submitted comments on the FY2021 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Update Proposed Rule. The letter outlines its request that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) delay the implementation of the election statement content modifications and addendum for at least one full year beyond the end date of the COVID-19 PHE. Key reasons for the need to delay are as follows:  ..

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