Corporate Compliance

Note: FY2012 IPPS final rule posted

Medicare Insider, August 9, 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.  

The FY2012 IPPS final rule was put on display this week.   The rule contained some financial relief for hospitals, but no clarity on some outstanding issues.   There are three fact sheets that I encourage you to review.  One is on the payment and other provisions of the rule, one on the quality provisions of the rule, and one discussing the documentation and coding adjustment.  This should guide your reading of the actual rule to pertinent sections that apply to you, a strategy I use to approach these large rules.

Continue reading Kimberly's note on the MedicareMentor Blog.



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