Long-Term Care

Maximize your Medicare reimbursement

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, April 1, 2009

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Do you think racking up therapy minutes is the only way to get a good Medicare reimbursement? If so, you may be missing other payment opportunities.
Nursing facilities sometimes get stuck in therapy mode, said Josephine M. Cronin, MBA, RN, RAC-CT, manager-consultant in the healthcare division of Larson Allen, LLP, in Randolph, MA. In January, Cronin and Richard Hamilton, CNHA, R. Ph., MBA, principal at Larson Allen, LLP,  presented a seminar called “Medicare Economics: Opportunities for Maximizing Medicare Reimbursement” to a group of long-term care professionals. The seminar was hosted by the Long-Term Care Finance Association. Hamilton and Cronin offered practical strategies that can apply to any facility looking to improve Medicare reimbursement.

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