HCA Memo Summarizes NGS Home Health and Hospice Updates from Stakeholder Meeting

Situation Report | June 2, 2021

On May 28, National Government Services (NGS), New York’s Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC), conducted a Home Health and Hospice Stakeholders Meeting for the state associations.

In a comprehensive memo, HCA summarizes key NGS updates from the meeting on:

  • Audit and reimbursement issues: the Medicare home health and hospice cost reports, the pause on Sequestration reductions, the hospice cap, and other audit and reimbursement inquiries.
  • Medicare claims processing.
  • Home health and hospice appeals.
  • Medical review and Comprehensive Error Rate Testing.