TITLE

Rehabilitation care reimbursement under renewed fire from OIG

AUTHOR(S)
Evans, Melanie
PUB. DATE
October 2015
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;10/5/2015, Vol. 45 Issue 40, p0014
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General called on federal policymakers to cut reimbursement for skilled-nursing facilities that deliver rehabilitation therapy in September 2015. Topics covered include the increased use of intensive therapy and how government investigators have documented how Medicare overpays for rehabilitation therapy in nursing homes following hospitalization.
ACCESSION #
110250230

 

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