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Inpatient charging: Consistency is paramount

Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies, July 1, 2013

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Charging for inpatient ancillary procedures and ­supplies has always been confusing. "CMS provides very little guidance ... Its theory is that it's up to the provider to figure it out," says Kimberly Anderwood Hoy, JC, CPC, director of Medicare and compliance at HCPro, Inc., in Danvers, Mass.

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