Revenue Cycle

Medicaid HCACs mean more conditions may go unpaid

HIM Briefings, June 1, 2012

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CMS, building off its list of Medicare hospital-­acquired conditions (HAC), mandates compliance with its rule, Payment Adjustment for Provider-Preventable ­Conditions ­Including Health Care-Acquired Conditions, by ­July 1. (­Access the final rule in the June 6, 2011, Federal ­Register at www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-06-06/pdf/2011-13819.pdf.)

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