Know requirements for consolidated billing

May 2009
Hospice Management Advisor;May2009, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p59
The article offers information for hospice care providers with regards to consolidated billing (CB) under the U.S. Balanced Budget Act (BBA) of 1997. To give few clarifications related to BBA, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provided descriptions about how CB works for post-acute services. It notes that services excluded from skilled nursing facilities CB are billed separately to Medicare Part B, but the bills still must contain the SNF's Medicare provider number.


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