Corporate Compliance

Note: New Medicare Part B Services for 2010 - Pulmonary rehabilitation

Medicare Insider, January 5, 2010

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Editor’s note: Debbie Mackaman, RHIA, CHCO, regulatory specialist for HCPro, Inc., is the author of this week’s note from the instructor.

In the OPPS final rule, it was announced that there would be two new services covered under Medicare Part B – Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services and Kidney Disease Education. Last week, we looked at Kidney Disease Education. This week, let’s take a look at Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services and the specific requirements for coverage and billing of this new service.

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