Loopholes to help you track Medicare Part B therapy billing
Shelly Mesure, MS, OTR/L
Feb 06, 2013
Every time we send our patients to the hospital for rehab-related tests, exams or services, these services are billed to Medicare Part B, and, therefore, reduce our cap allowances. Any small oversights...
Hospitals increasingly use ‘observation stay’ loophole, data shows
Jun 05, 2012
Physicians and hospitals increasingly are admitting more Medicare beneficiaries for observation stays rather than as hospital inpatients, new research concludes.
Bill would correct post-hospitalization Medicare loophole
Apr 15, 2011
A bipartisan group of House and Senate members have proposed legislation that would ensure that seniors have access to skilled nursing care after being hospitalized for observation.