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and process new occurrence code 55 used to report date of death. The date of death which will be present when patient discharge status code 20 (expired), 40 (expired at home), 41 (expired in a medical facility), or 42 (expired – place unknown) is present. - read more
Code 55 for Use in Reporting Date of Death Effective Oct.1, 2012 Medicare certified agencies (including home health and hospice providers) will be required to use occurrence code 55 to indicate a date of death on claims. The new occurrence code will be used in conjunction with discharge status ... - read more
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