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Briefings on APCs, June 1, 2010

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So how do you know whether a patient is covered?

It’s important to note the differences between payers, says Gloryanne Bryant, BS, RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCDS, regional managing director of HIM for Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, CA. 

“When we say a patient is Medicare, we need to know what MAC or FI we have in addition to knowing they’re Medicare,” Bryant says.

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