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MLN Matters Article – SE0801 – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid …

The Acute Inpatient Prospective Payment System Fact Sheet (revised November
2007), … Clarification of Patient Discharge Status Codes and Hospital Transfer
Policies … Services (CMS) regulations and transmittals and the National Uniform
Billing … The information provided is only intended to be a general summary.

Hospital Discharge Planning in Medicare – National Health Policy …

FEBRUARY 9, 2016 … as changes recently proposed by the Centers for
Medicare. & Medicaid Services (CMS). … facilities or rehabilitation hospitals.2
Discharge planning includes “determining … Current regulations require
hospitals to have a discharge … responds to a provision of the Improving
Medicare Post-Acute Care.

Via Electronic Submission ( January 4, 2016 …

Jan 4, 2016 … innovative approaches to discharge planning and patient education to improve
…. discharge instructions, discharge summary and pending test results, CMS ….
assist patients in the selection of a post-acute care provider by …

Medicare Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective Payment System

proposed payment rule for the Medicare Long-Term Care Hospital … http://www. by using the website's search feature to search for file code “
1607-P.” … payment rates for LTCHs beginning FFY 2016 (with a one-year phase
-in) … preceded by a discharge from an acute care hospital and the patient's

Monday, January 4, 2016 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid …

Jan 4, 2016 … National Health Care for the Homeless Council | P.O. Box 60427 … homeless
average 2.3 days longer in acute hospital care compared to … occurring quickly
after initial discharge—54% occurring within one … We are pleased to see the
proposed regulations include references to … Summary of Comments.

Department of Health and Human Services – US Government …

Aug 17, 2015 … Medicare Program; Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems for. Acute
Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital Prospective. Payment System
Policy Changes and Fiscal Year 2016 Rates; … 158/Monday, August 17, 2015/
Rules and Regulations ….. I. Executive Summary and Background.

January 4, 2016 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services …

Jan 4, 2016 … Submitted electronically via … Discharge Planning for Hospitals,
Critical Access Hospitals, and Home Health Agencies … requirements for post-
acute care that would ensure that patients' …. UDIs of implanted devices and
support exchange of this information as part of summary of care.

January 4, 2016 U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services …

Jan 4, 2016 … on the proposed rule that would revise the discharge planning … hospitals to
assist patients in need of post-acute care by selecting a … HCA also notes that
CMS did not include the therapist's time in its estimate. … HCA believes strongly
that cost-imposing revisions to the discharge planning regulations ….

Long-term care hospital services – Medicare Payment Advisory …

for acute care hospitals, and its Medicare patients must have an average length
… payments change in 2016? … regarding possible changes to Medicare's
regulations and legislation … CMS and a congressional moratorium on new
LTCH beds and facilities … per discharge rates based primarily on the patient's

Improving the Discharge Planning Process in New York State

January 2016 ….. that, for patients being discharged from an acute care facility,
only 47% of …. Medicare and Medicaid Discharge Planning Regulations do not
reflect …. The window in which discharge summaries must be completed under.

medicare clinical & billing updates from – Nebraska Home Care …

Feb 19, 2016 … Medicare regulations can be found on the CMS website, … 2016 WINTER
CONFERENCE ….. Acute/Post-acute care discharge summaries.

June 16, 2015 Andy Slavitt Acting Administrator Centers for …

Jun 16, 2015 … for Acute Care Hospitals and the Long-Term Care Hospital … EXECUTIVE
SUMMARY … CBO's current coverage estimate for FY 2016, which CMS uses to
…. whether the discharging subsection (d) hospital included Patient Discharge …..
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CPT – Transitional Care Management Services (99495-99496 …

Codes 99495 and 99496 are used to report transitional care management
services … rehabilitation hospital, long-term acute care hospital), partial hospital,
observation … obtaining and reviewing the discharge information (eg, discharge
summary, as … Medical decision-making is defined by the E/M Services

Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/12/2016

Jan 12, 2016 … SUMMARY ANALYSIS … Federal Medicare reimbursement is generally limited to
stays of no … Postsurgical and post-diagnostic medical and general nursing care
to patients for whom acute … Discharge from a hospital after surgery or other
treatment; or … Governing body bylaws, rules and regulations;.

View the memo – Quorum Consulting, Inc.

Aug 10, 2015 … fiscal year (FY) 2016 Medicare payment policies and rates for inpatient stays at
general acute care and long-term care hospitals … …
Proposals to Improve Quality of Care during Hospital Inpatient Stays o CMS has

Blue Cross Medicare Advantage – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of …

Jan 2, 2016 … SM. A Section of the. Blues Provider Reference Manual. 2016 … SNF, HHA, and
CORF Discharge Notification Requirements … HMO H3822 – 006: Blue Cross
Medicare Advantage Dual Care ….. The following appointment availability and
access guidelines should be …… All LTAC's (Long Term Acute Care).

The IMPACT Act and CMS Proposed Changes to Discharge …

3/31/2016. 1 … hospitals and post-acute care facilities would need. ▫ Lack of
comparable ….. goals of care. ▫ The discharge planning regulations were

The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care … – Senate Finance

Jun 26, 2014 … The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014. “IMPACT
Act of 2014” … the Secretary shall require reporting at times of admission and
discharge. The … By October 1, 2016, the Secretary shall … Medicare regulations
for PAC providers should be altered (such as the SNF 3-day stay),.

Home Health Regulatory Roundup 2015 – National Association for …

Nov 2, 2015 … payments). 2016 Proposed Medicare Home Health Rates … Acute care
hospitalization (unplanned w/in 60 days; during first 30 days) (Claims).

Oxygen & Oxygen Equipment Beneficiaries Meeting Group I – CGS

A dispensing order for other equipment related to home oxygen therapy is only …
Physician's signature on the written order meets CMS Signature … Originated
March 9, 2010 • Revised January 25, 2016. … hospital discharge date, and was
the last test obtained prior to discharge; or … either written law or regulations.