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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Fact Sheet | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

Discharge Planning CMS Proposal

Fact Sheet | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

Discharge Planning CMS Proposal

CMS has published a proposed rule to modernize discharge planning requirements to improve patient care, reduce complications, and avoid readmissions.

The Centers for Medicare &amp; Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes to modernize the discharge planning requirements to improve patient care, reduce complications, and avoid readmissions. They are also proposing to implement the discharge planning requirements of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act 2014) that requires hospitals and post-acute care settings to take into account quality measures and access to information for a well-informed patient. An estimated one-third of re-hospitalizations might be avoided with improved comprehensive transitional care from the hospital to the community per the proposed rule.

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