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Medicare HMO institutional payments

Medicare HMO institutional payments

improved HCFA oversight, more recent cost data could reduce overpayments : report to the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, Committee on Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C. (P.O. Box 37050, Washington 20013) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicare -- Evaluation,
  • Health maintenance organizations -- United States,
  • Medical care, Cost of -- United States

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    Other titlesImproved HCFA oversight, more recent cost data could reduce overpayments
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Governmental Affairs. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination23 p.
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15262320M

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Medicare Claims Processing Manual. Chapter 3 - Inpatient Hospital Billing. Table of Contents (Rev.Issued: ) Transmittals for Chapter 3. 10 - General Inpatient Requirements.

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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Health Care Financing Administration's (HCFA) oversight of Medicare payments to health Medicare HMO institutional payments book organizations (HMO) for institutionalized beneficiaries, focusing on: (1) the criteria HCFA uses to determine a beneficiary's institutional status; (2) the methods HCFA employs to ensure that HMOs properly classify beneficiaries as institutionalized.

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Senate. The ASC X12 I standard transaction is used by institutional healthcare providers, including home health agencies, to bill Original Medicare.

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This final report provides the results of our audit entitled, “Review of Medicare Payments for Beneficiaries with Institutional Status, Group Health Plan, Inc.” Our objective was to determine if payments to Group Health Plan, Inc. under Medicare risk contract H, were appropriate for beneficiaries reported as institutionalized.

The SNF Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) began October 1 (the start of fiscal year ), and the Home Health Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) begins January 1, Learn more about these changes.

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