Checks and balances keep denials low

March 2011
Same-Day Surgery;Mar2011, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p30
Academic Journal
The article reports on a checks and balances system that was developed and implemented at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio to ensure that patient status is correct before and after surgical procedures and to ensure that patients who receive surgical procedures on the hospital's inpatient only list are admitted to the hospital as inpatients. A pre-admission form for physician offices that was created as part of the checks and balances system is discussed.


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