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Hospice of Natchitoches was a wonderful help to us. My mother's passing occurred of Easter weekend and they were there for us when we needed them.

Can I still see my patients and be reimbursed?

GV/GW modifier codes must be added to a Medicare hospice bill to assure payment.

Attending Physician billing for hospice related care if NOT employed by hospice

  • Bill Medicare Part B using CPT and ICD Codes
  • Use 80% of allowable fee schedule
  • Use HCPC modifier Code GV (not employed by hospice)
  • Use HCPC modifier Code GW (if related to terminal DX)
  • Use 07 code (if not related to hospice diagnosis)