CMS issues Transmittal 2 to the Provider Cost Reporting Forms and Instructions, Chapter 43 Form CMS-1984-14
The Hospice, 1984-14 system was updated to Transmittal 2 by CMS, on June 30, 2015. Transmittal 2 has the same effective date as Transmittal 1, for cost reporting periods beginning on or after October 1, 2014. HFS was approved for Transmittal 2 on August 6, 2015 and the software was released August 7, 2015.
Transmittal 2 changes include:
- Worksheet A: Shaded column 1 of line 70.
- Worksheet A-6: Modified form and instructions to separate reclassifications between salaries and other costs.
- Worksheets B and B-1: Removed shading from column 7 of line 17 for both Worksheet B and B-1. Modified column labels on Worksheet B-1.The official Form CMS 1984-14, Transmittal 2 is available at: https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2015-Transmittals-Items/R2P243.html?DLPage=1&DLEntries=10&DLSort=1&DLSortDir=descending
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