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Pay-Per-View: Coordinated staff, documentation play vital roles in POA reporting

APCs Insider, November 16, 2007

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Although many providers are bracing themselves for yet another regulation to satisfy the present-on-admission (POA) reporting requirement, the impact might not be so jarring with some planning and education.

Beginning on October 1, 2008, CMS will not pay for the following eight conditions unless they are documented as POA.

Click here to read about POA deadlines. Briefings on Coding Compliance Strategies subscribers have free access to this article in the November issue via their online subscriptions.



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