Palliative care is a phrase that may strike fear and confusion in patients and their family members because it’s commonly associated with hospice. But the true definition of palliative care is specialized support and treatment for people living with a serious illness.
A panel of experts recently tackled some common billing questions in a Q&A session at the Mastering Utilization Review and Patient Status: A NAHRI Virtual Event conference. Here are some of their responses.
This week’s Medicare updates include a proposed decision memo modifying an NCD on home use of oxygen, an OIG report on adverse events in hospitals, the quarterly update to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule database, and more!