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“Finally Friday!” Can You Get Medicare to Pay for Surgery Prep?

Is Gray the New Black? Can You Get Medicare to Pay for Surgery Prep? Watch the Replay and Get the Handouts Since there was a lot of discussion this week on the rac-relief Google Group about how to handle cases … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” The Return of “Reach-Thru” or “Shadow” Denials – Transmittal 534

Transmittal 505 Resurrected as 534 or “Reach-Thru” Denials Are Back Get the Handouts This week, we looked at the newest wrinkle in what has been termed, “Reach-Thru Denials” and the latest version of a CMS rule that now will “…allow … Continue reading

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The Return of “Reach-Thru Denials” – CMS Transmittal 534

“Reach-Thru” or “Shadow” Denials You Can’t See Them Coming CMS Transmittal 505, issued February 5, 2014 and effective March 6, 2014, modified Section 3.2.3 of the Medicare Program Integrity Manual, to authorize all their various contractors who process and review … Continue reading

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“Finally Friday!” Decision Trees for 2-Midnight Rule Conversions

Joining us this week was a panel of experts discussing our handouts, decision trees for: Day One Day Two Day Three & Beyond Conversion of OP to IP Find the PDFs below – download and post, copy, distribute, whatever – … Continue reading

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