TITLE

Prepare for a Functional Status Coding Crash Course in 2013

PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Eli's Rehab Report;Aug2012, Vol. 19 Issue 8, pp57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of the proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule rule on reporting requirements in 2013 in the U.S. It notes that the proposal of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) create six G-codes that would describe patient function to require providers to code patient function at the initial evaluation and discharge. It adds that the CMS will not process the claim if one failed to include functional limitation codes on the claim form after July 1, 2013.
ACCESSION #
78302612

 

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