Corporate Compliance

Note: CMS announces first two approved intensive cardiac rehab programs

Medicare Insider, October 5, 2010

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Editor’s note: Kimberly Hoy, Esq., director of Medicare and compliance for HCPro, Inc., is the author of this week’s note from the instructor.

Although the benefit for Intensive Cardiac Rehab (ICR) was effective January 1 of this year, CMS had not approved any ICR programs until just recently. The ICR benefit works differently than ordinary cardiac rehab in that the program itself must be approved as meeting the requirements of an ICR program and then hospitals can enroll to provide that program. 

Continue reading Kimberly's note on the MedicareMentor Blog.



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