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Medicare Week:  Fact or Fiction

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo on Thu, Jun 14, 2018

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Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory • Education/Efficiency


What are the hot topics from last week on the audit front?  Medicare and Medicare Advantage claims are being denied for a misunderstanding of the “Medicare Week”. Denials occur when the service delivery exceeds the Physician Ordered frequency of treatment. 

What is the Medicare week?  Is it Sunday to the following Saturday?  Depicted by facility specific policy? Or some misconstrued term that evolved over the years like camp fire ghost stories. 

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Topics: Denials, Medicare Week

Medicare Week:  Fact or Fiction

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo on Tue, Jul 05, 2016

What are the hot topics from last week on the audit front?  Medicare and Medicare Advantage claims are being denied for a misunderstanding of the “Medicare Week”. Denials occur when the service delivery exceeds the Physician Ordered frequency of treatment. 

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Topics: Denials, Medicare Week

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