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CMS addresses three-day payment window, wage index

Briefings on APCs, August 1, 2010

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Several callers asked about the three-day payment window. One asked about proposed legislation (being considered by the Senate at presstime) that aims to stop RAC reopenings and recoupments related to the three-day window and would prevent hospitals from requesting payment for outpatient services they previously bundled in error and haven’t rebilled at the time of the provision’s enactment.

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