Inpatient Rehab Facility

Judge reverses Medicare appeal ruling in inpatient rehab case

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A federal District Court in Louisiana has reversed a Medicare Appeals Council ruling over denials for rehabilitation claims, including one involving an assisted living resident.

Medicare overpaid inpatient rehab facilities by $8.4 million, OIG says

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Inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs) were overpaid by Medicare by $8.4 million between calendar year 2009 and 2010, a government report reveals.

Alleged overpayments to inpatient rehab facilities spark CMS review

Inpatient rehab facilities received an estimated $34 million in overpayments from Medicare between 2004 and 2007, according to a report from the Office of Inspector General. This has prompted a review by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.