Corporate Compliance

Note: Payers misunderstand HACs and never events

Medicare Insider, May 17, 2011

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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.

This week was a light week so I thought I would write about a trend I’ve come across related to Medicare’s hospital-acquired conditions (HAC) and never events.   I’ve had a couple emails from students and reviewed a payer policy for one of our clients and there appears to be confusion among some of the Medicare Advantage plans and other insurers about these conditions and their coverage.

Continue reading Kimberly's note on the MedicareMentor Blog.



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