M1024: Watch For Changes in Case Mix Calculation

April 2011
Home Health ICD-9 Alert;Apr2011, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p33
The article focuses on completing and filling-up the M1024 case mix calculation. It says that in the final rule of Home Health Prospective Payment System (PPS), the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) reveals that use of M1024 for payment diagnoses is being studied for modification. CMS also instructs home health coders that they may complete M1024 when a V code alters a case mix diagnosis that would be misleading to report in M1022.


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