The Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) has shared that exception review surveys will begin again, likely late next week or the week of March 4. (ODM had originally indicated a re-start date of February 25 but let us know yesterday that they expect a delay of approximately one week at the most).
On Friday, Feb 8th, LeadingAge Ohio along with other provider associations were invited to meet at the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) with Director Maureen Corcoran and the EVV (Electronic Visit Verification) team to hear an update on the Phase 1 EVV implementation and express concerns providers are experiencing with the implementation.
LeadingAge Ohio has been contacted by several hospices in the past few days asking who should be billing room and board for the date of discharge or revocation for a patient in a nursing facility. LeadingAge Ohio reached out to the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) regarding this issue and their response is as follows.
On August 6, 2018 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the fiscal year (FY) 2019 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update final rule.
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