TITLE

the right moves for success with Medicare

AUTHOR(S)
Garrison, Garri L.; Little, D. Wayne
PUB. DATE
June 2008
SOURCE
hfm (Healthcare Financial Management);Jun2008, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers suggestions on Medicare payments in the U.S. It informs the adoption of Medicare severity diagnosis-related groups (MS-DRGs) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which is altering the Medicare payments in the U.S. It mentions that hospitals can take certain steps to face reforms in Medicare payments which includes analysis of the financial impact of payment changes, audit and educate the physicians and implementation of documentation programs. It recommends preparing response strategy to RAC programs which will help a medical facility mitigate risk of improper payments.
ACCESSION #
34000834

 

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