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
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Fact Sheet | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

FY18 Proposed Changes to the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System

Fact Sheet | Medicare Payment and Reimbursement

FY18 Proposed Changes to the Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Prospective Payment System

This document summarizes the FY18 payment rate updates under the long-term care hospital prospective payment system (LTCH PPS), published by CMS in the April 28, 2017, Federal Register.

On April 14, 2017, the Centers for Medicare &amp; Medicaid Services (CMS) released the FY 2018 proposed rule for the long-term care hospital prospective payment system (LTCH PPS). The proposed rule is published in the April 28, 2017, Federal Register. Written or electronic comments on the proposal must be submitted to CMS by close of business June 13, 2017. A final rule will be published around August 1, 2017, with the rates and policy changes generally taking effect on October 1, 2017. This document summarizes the proposed changes to the LTCH PPS, and includes information on payment rate updates, changes to the short-stay outlier adjustment policy, Medicare classification changes for certain hospitals, and information on the Long-Term Care Hospital Quality Reporting Program (LTCH QRP). 

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