Valerie Rinkle, MPA, is a regulatory specialist for HCPro, a division of Simplify Compliance.
The inpatient prospective payment system provides for a new technology add-on payment, but it is vital for hospitals to understand the formula CMS uses to calculate it.
Is it reasonable to expect hospitals to have a six-year payment rate freeze for outpatient hospital rehabilitation services?
Coverage policies from Medicare are increasing in number and complexity. Now is the time to implement preservice coverage analysis teams as part of your overall revenue integrity plan.