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REHAB facility -VS- OFFICE VISIT

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    Hello List
    I need some help on understanding something----

    pt is in rehab facility for xxxdays come in cardio office, Dr orders stress,echo on 1-31-2011--- rehab facility calls and said that medicare will not pay for pt to have these services while in rehab.. They stated that Medicare was paying for servcies under part A-- I told them we billed under part B.
    Need help very soon please------

    so tell me why the pt cannot come in for the tests
    KATHY H. HARDWICK-CPC
    AYNOR, SC

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    It may fall under Consolidated Billing rule. Check into that.

    Kris Felty CPC, CCC

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    Thanks will check into with palmetto gba
    KATHY H. HARDWICK-CPC
    AYNOR, SC

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