Errors Billing Outpatient Services When Patient is also Inpatient

November 29th, 2018 - Wyn Staheli, Director of Research
Categories:   Medicare   Billing   Compliance  
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The OIG recently reported that Medicare inappropriately paid acute-care hospitals for outpatient services provided to patients who were inpatients of another facility including long term care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, inpatient psychiatric facilities, and critical access hospitals.  CMS suggests using the following resources to ensure compliance:

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