Billing Medicare Using the Home Infusion
Professional Services Payment CE 015-115-19-001 RN
Effective January 1, 2019 and until the implementation of the full HIT benefit, Medicare makes separate temporary transitional payments for HIT services to eligible home infusion suppliers. It is important for providers to understand when and how to bill for the payment using the new service codes. This article reviews the coverage criteria, payment definition, and new code categories. It also explains which services are exempt, how to calculate service time and billing units, and proper documentation for supporting billed services.