Statute Clarifies Three-day Payment Window

August 2010
Journal of AHIMA;Aug2010, Vol. 81 Issue 8, p12
The article reports on the bill, the Preservation of Access to Care for Medicare Beneficiaries and Pension Relief Act of 2010, signed by U.S. President Barack Obama. The said bill clarifies the three-day payment window and makes no changes to the billing of diagnostic services in the state. Moreover, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid expected to issue instructions on how to bill for related therapeutic services offered during the three- or one-day payment window.


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