Course | Basic | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
In this course we will address scheduling processes, including<div><ul><li>Patient identification</li><li>Requested service</li><li>Medical necessity screening</li><li>Medicare Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage processing</li><li>Pa...
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Course | Overview | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
This course provides a brief history and overview of Medicare and Medicaid. It describes government organizations that regulate and administer this program. This course also discusses Medicare reimbursement. In addition, it highlights recen...
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Course | Intermediate | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
This course provides an overview of the prospective payment systems used in the Medicare program and as well as Medicare fee schedules. This course provides a general discussion and overview of Medicare reimbursement under the Inpatient Pro...
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Course | Intermediate | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
This course provides a general discussion and overview of reimbursement provided by Medicare under the outpatient prospective payment system. It also discusses the use of ambulatory payment classifications in the outpatient prospective paym...
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On Demand Webinar | Intermediate | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement
As the senior population continues to outpace the relative growth of the general population, and Medicare Advantage is accounting for about one-third (and growing every year) of all new Medicare eligible enrollees, providers are increasingl...
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Comment Letter | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

HFMA's Comment Letter to CMS on Hospital Value-Based Purchasing

Comment Letter | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

HFMA's Comment Letter to CMS on Hospital Value-Based Purchasing

HFMA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare &amp; Medicaid Services (CMS) on the weighting of the HCAHPS domain within the CMS Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program.

HFMA submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare &amp; Medicaid Services (CMS) on the weighting of the HCAHPS domain within the CMS Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program.

HFMA's comments request CMS:

  • Reduce the current HCAHPS weighting until a better understanding of how acuity and regional differences impact HCAHPS scores.
  • Conduct a patient-level study that correlates HCAHPS scores to patient acuity, region, and community economic factors to better understand the relationship between these variables and the scores.

Download the comment letter 

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