The Revenue Integrity Symposium is the only conference I have seen that is packed with sessions that will give revenue integrity professionals practical information that they can take back and institute the next day to help their facility success financially.
This week’s Medicare updates include the extension of a final rule on improvements for acute care and critical access hospitals, an OIG report on potential abuse and neglect at skilled nursing facilities, a revision to the July update of HCPCS codes, and more!
CMS may have overpaid hospitals, physicians, and freestanding facilities almost $270 million for polysomnography services that did not meet Medicare requirements over a two-year period, according to an Office of Inspector General report.
This week’s Medicare updates include an OIG review of a hospital’s skewed wage data, a court-ordered explanation on methodology for certain IPPS calculations, a memo on changes to timelines on investigations for deaths associated with restraint or seclusion, and more!
Put CMS’ proposed changes in perspective to see the bigger picture. Comments are due June 24, so hospitals will need to conduct a careful analysis to determine the impact of the proposed changes and submit specific feedback.