Corporate Compliance

Other Issuances: OIG audits bad debts, NCHS posts ICD-9 conversion table, and more

Medicare Insider, June 15, 2010

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OIG audits bad debts

On June 4, the OIG issued two reports on bad debts claimed by Carolinas Medical Center under parts A and B in 2005.

View the OIG report on Part A bad debts.

View the OIG report on Part B bad debts.

NCHS posts ICD-9 conversion table

The NCHS has posted a conversion table for diagnostic and procedural code changes between 1986-2010. The table shows the date new codes became effective and their previously assigned code equivalents.

View the conversion table.

CMS posts new FAQ

CMS has posted the following FAQ:

Is a hospital to hospital ambulance transport considered an emergency response?

Read the answer.



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