Medicare Inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) Coverage
Inpatient rehabilitation facility and Medicare Coverage determinations

Medicare Inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) Coverage

Medicare Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Coverage Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers medically necessary care that insured patients receive in an inpatient rehabilitation facility or unit (‘ inpatient ‘rehab facility, IRF, acute care…

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Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Changes for 2020
Annual Update of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Codes for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing (CB) Update

Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Billing Changes for 2020

Effective January 1, 2020, with an implementation date of January 6, 2020, the Annual Update of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Codes for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing…

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Medicare Changes to Skilled Nursing PDPM in 2020
Annual Update of Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Codes for Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Consolidated Billing (CB) Update

Medicare Changes to Skilled Nursing PDPM in 2020

As of 2020, CMS has mandated that Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) adopt the new Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), certification surveys.  Additionally, SNFs must use the QAPI process.  QAPI is the…

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