You have requested access to member-only content.

IPPS 2019 final rule erases admission order require-ment, but implementation questions still linger

The IPPS 2019 final rule, released August 3, formally reversed the CMS requirement that a physician’s order must be in the medical record for the hospital to bill for inpatient services under Medicare Part A. But it hasn’t eliminated all the associated headaches related to inpatient admission orders.

This is an excerpt from member-only content. Please log in or become a member.

Not a member? Join now!

Revenue Cycle Advisor is the key to your organization's Medicare regulatory news and education. It combines all of HCPro's Medicare regulatory and reimbursement resources into one handy and easy-to-access portal. News is not just repeated from other sources. It is analyzed by our Medicare experts so professionals can comprehend any new rule updates thoroughly.

For questions and support, please call customer service: 800-650-6787.