TITLE

Code breaker

AUTHOR(S)
Lentz, Rebecca
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Modern Physician;Apr2000, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the United States government is revising rules on how health facilities can bill Medicare for outpatient procedure, known as Ambulatory Payment Classifications (APC). Sanctions to those who violate the regulations; Advantages of implementing APC; Payment terms required by APC.
ACCESSION #
3017031

 

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