Revenue Cycle

Q&A: Compliance with the NOTICE Act and MOON

HIM Briefings, August 1, 2016

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Observation services are an ongoing point of confusion for hospitals and patients, many of whom have become fearful of out-of-pocket costs and SNF coverage eligibility associated with outpatient observation services. Developing a workflow to comply with the Notice of Observation Treatment and Implication for Care Eligibility (NOTICE) Act and the Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON) is essential and is intended to help hospitals ease patients' concerns by clearing up the implications of observation.

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