Hospice

Information is found in CMS Internet Only Manual (IOM), Publication 100-08, Medicare Program Integrity Manual, Chapter 15 Section 15.7.7.1.4 and the CMS IOM, Publication 100-07, State Operations Manual, Chapter 2. Initial applications are out of Jurisdiction Specialty and will not be handled by Noridian

  • Noridian will process change, revalidation and termination applications for provider-based hospice providers that are currently enrolled with Noridian
  • If an initial enrollment is sent to Noridian, the application will be closed and a return letter with the address of where to submit the application will be sent
  • Hospice is a type of care and a philosophy of care that focuses on the palliation of a terminally ill or seriously ill patient's symptom.
    • These symptoms can be physical, emotional, or psychosocial in nature.
  • Hospice care focuses on bringing comfort, self-respect, and tranquility to people in the final years of life.
  • The services may be furnished in a place of residence used as the patient's home, or in a center/facility. The Hospice Nurse and Doctor are often on-call 24 hours a day for support

 

Last Updated Thu, 16 Jul 2020 12:30:17 +0000