Corporate Compliance

Other issuances: OIG posts a same-day readmission review and CMS posts new FAQs

Medicare Insider, February 7, 2012

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OIG posts review of acute care inpatient same-day readmissions at St. Mary's Hospital (VA)

On January 30, the Office of inspector General (OIG) posted a report that states St. Mary's Hospital, located in Richmond, Virginia, failed to bill same-day readmissions in accordance with federal requirements for 17 of the 53 same-day readmissions the OIG reviewed. St. Mary's Hospital incorrectly billed the second admission as a separate inpatient stay instead of a continuous stay based on the first admission, resulting in $89,000 in overpayments.  

View the report

 

CMS posts new FAQs  

CMS has posted several new FAQs covering a variety of topics. 

View a listing of recent FAQs.



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