May 6th, 2021
The 2022 proposed rule for SNFs is out, and few stakeholders are surprised at the meat of the rule. The fiscal year (FY) 2022 proposed rule affects Medicare payment policies and rates under the skilled nursing facility (SNF) prospective payment system, but also includes proposals for the quality reporting program and the SNF value-based program. ...
In Billing
Apr 13th, 2021
No time to read all those wordy transmittals? Here’s news you can peruse in under 5 minutes. Catch up on the latest Medicare Part A/B news communicated via Medicare Learning Network (MLN) articles on your break. Below are summaries of notable coding and billing changes. Do I have to repay the money I received from ...
In Billing
Mar 4th, 2021
42 FAQs clarify the finer points of billing during the three-day payment period. A Dec. 3, 2020, MLN Matters® article reaffirms appropriate billing procedures and compliance associated with the three-day window. The article was prompted by the Office of Inspector General (OIG) May 2020 report Medicare Made $11.7 Million in Overpayments for Nonphysician Outpatient Services ...
In CMS
Mar 1st, 2021
Understand the importance of listing hospital charges publicly...
Feb 1st, 2021
Start a chronic care management program...