Corporate Compliance

Note: Opportunity to update Medicare Advantage patient information needed to determine Medicare disproportionate share (DSH) payments for FYs 2007 and 2008 expires August 31, 2010

Medicare Insider, May 18, 2010

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Editor’s note: Judith Kares, JD, CPC, regulatory specialist for HCPro, Inc., is the author of this week’s note from the instructor.

In transmittal R696OTN published earlier this month, Medicare reminded hospitals of the importance of submitting informational only claims for their Medicare Advantage patients to the respective MACs or FIs.  This is particularly important for those hospitals paid under the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS), as well as the inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system (IRF PPS) and the long term care hospital prospective payment system (LTCH PPS).

Continue reading Judith's note on the MedicareMentor Blog.



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