Corporate Compliance

Note: Special editions highlight inpatient coding vulnerabilities and admit date issues

Medicare Insider, June 28, 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.

CMS released two special edition MLN articles this week.  One article, SE1121, highlights some of the inpatient coding vulnerabilities identified through the RAC program, although coders shouldn’t find anything surprising in the guidance.  The other article, SE1117, explains the proper use of the admit date and “from/through” date fields on the UB04, per the NUBC guidelines.

Continue reading Kimberly's note on the MedicareMentor Blog.



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