Tag Archives: Medicare Fee-For-Service

COVID-19: Medicare fee-for-service billing updates

COVID-19: Medicare fee-for-service billing updates

Recently, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) upgraded a list of frequently asked questions on Medicare fee-for-service billing during the COVID-19 crisis. A number of questions focused on Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) payments made under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. This act signed at the end of March

Improper payment rate reductions in Medicare Fee-For-Service

Improper payment rate reductions in Medicare Fee-For-Service

If you read the www.paymentaccuracy.gov website on the topic of ‘The Improper Payments and Elimination and Recovery Act of 2010’ it clearly defines an ‘improper payment’ as any reimbursement/payment which was incorrect or was nor made due to incorrect charge entry, contractual, administrative, or any other federal requirements. Calculating the Improper Payment Rate From a