TCM billiing

Pam Brooks

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TCMs are billable after discharge from an IP stay. Since Nursing Home and SNF stays are also considered inpatient, and the discharge must be to a home setting (home, assisted living, domiciliary home) you cannot bill TCM when the patient is discharged from the hospital into a SNF.

The guidelines for TCM are on the CMS website. Here's the link. http://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Edu...-Management-Services-Fact-Sheet-ICN908628.pdf




 
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