Long-Term Care

Common pitfalls of consolidated billing

Billing Alert for Long-Term Care, November 1, 2009

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The intricacies of consolidated billing continue to challenge even the most experienced billers. Often, the issues that cause the greatest uncertainty are shared across the industry.
For that reason, Elizabeth Malzahn, health and wellness finance manager at Covenant Retirement Communities in Skokie, IL, compiled a list of some of the most common pitfalls associated with SNF consolidated billing:
? Distinguishing Major Category I items
? Failing to establish a contract or agreement with outside vendors
? Failing to create a process for paying outside invoices

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