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Ultra-High therapy keeps surging: CMS

Ultra-High therapy keeps surging: CMS

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Providers aren't just being accused of coding therapy patients in higher payment categories than ever before. The charge is being backed by hard numbers in a recent memorandum from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Report: Nursing home therapy reimbursement under review as reform law toughens up

Report: Nursing home therapy reimbursement under review as reform law toughens up

Healthcare analysts at the Department of Health and Human Services are re-evaluating Medicare's "ultra-high" billing category for therapy services in skilled nursing facilities as a potential way to reduce wasteful spending, according to a Washington Post report.