The Medicare Billing Manual for Long-Term Care

The Medicare Billing Manual for Long-Term Care

  • $1,082.28
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: HCPro Inc.;Frosini Rubertino RN C-NE CDONA/LTC CPRA
  • Publish Date: 2013-03-20

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Conquer no-pay bills, exhaust billing, and ensure proper reimbursement under RUG-IV

The Medicare Billing Manual for Long-Term Care provides easy-to-understand guidance to help long-term care facilities correctly file Medicare Part A and Part B claims. It breaks down the often misunderstood consolidated billing process, clarifies the appropriate use of beneficiary notices, and offers practical solutions for billing under RUG-IV.

The Medicare Billing Manual for Long-Term Care will help you:

- Understand and comply with the billing changes under RUG-IV
- Correctly file monthly, no-pay, and benefits exhaust claims
- Complete the UB-04 accurately
- Apply expert insight and insider tips to your SNF consolidated billing
- Understand which ancillary services are covered under Part B
- Increase cash flow and financial viability with Part B billing
- Avoid auditor scrutiny by correctly submitting claims to Medicare on the first try

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Overview and History of the Medicare Program
Chapter 2: Part A SNF Billing
Chapter 3: Billing for Ancillary Revenue
Chapter 4: Part B Outpatient Therapy Services and Billing
Chapter 5: Billing for DMEPOS
Chapter 6: Billing for Diagnostic Tests, Lab Services, and Radiology
Chapter 7: Billing for Screening and Prevention
Chapter 8: Ensuring a Solid SNF Billing System
Appendix A: Acronyms
Appendix B: Forms


When you purchase this book, you will also receive on-line access to a number of valuable tools, which you can download straight to your desktop, then customize to fit your specific needs. Among the tools available include:

- RUG-IV classification chart (shows the breakdown of RUG-IV classification)
- RUG spider chart
- RUG grouper criteria chart
- ADL calculation chart
- UB-04 top sections that reveal code changes

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