Corporate Compliance

Note: Special edition MLN Matters article on inpatient coding significantly revised

Medicare Insider, November 2, 2010

Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to Medicare Insider!

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.

In late September, CMS published an MLN Matters article entitled "Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) Demonstration High-Risk Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) Coding Vulnerabilities for Inpatient Hospitals," in which it provided coding recommendations for inpatient hospitals. The article was later listed as unavailable and is now posted as revised, after concerns were expressed to CMS regarding some of the guidance in the article.

Continue reading Kimberly's note on the MedicareMentor Blog.



Want to receive articles like this one in your inbox? Subscribe to Medicare Insider!

Most Popular