News & Analysis

June 17, 2014
Medicare Insider

This week’s note is about critical access hospital payments. Click the link above for more information and an in-depth analysis.  

January 14, 2014
Medicare Insider

In July 2013, Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) began to recover overpayments on Annual Wellness Visit (AWV) claims with dates of service on and after January 1, 2011 that were processed by Medicare on and after April 4, 2011 through March 31, 2013 (see MLN Matters® Article #8153). It was subsequently determined that both the professional and technical components of Method II critical access hospital (CAH) claims had been identified as overpayments and recouped in error. Method II CAHs are entitled to payment for the professional components of these claims.

September 1, 2012
Briefings on APCs

CMS proposes extending non-enforcement of supervision requirements, asks for comments on observation services as part of 2013 OPPS proposed rule.

February 23, 2012
HIM Briefings

Critical Access Hospital Scanning Expectations and FTEs