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Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORFs)

May 20, 2010 2 Comments
Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CORFs)

In a recent RACMonitor.com article on The Curious Case of the CORF   the CORF was described as an “orphan” program that had conflicting regulatory advice for providers in recent years.  The Conditions of Participation, the State Operations Manual Interpretive Guidelines, and various instructions from the Medicare Contractors (fiscal intermediaries and MACs) put the provider at […]

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Rehab Values Codes for OP Rehab Part A Providers Eliminated

May 5, 2010 0 Comments
Rehab Values Codes for OP Rehab Part A Providers Eliminated

CMS has issued CR6899  indicating that effective 10-1-2010 outpatient rehab providers will no longer have to report value codes for the number of visits (Code 50 for PT, Code 51 for OT, Code 52 for SLP and Code 53 for Cardiac).  This change affects Part A outpatient therapy providers (billing on CMS 1450/UB04) including CORFs, […]

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Rehabilitation Therapy Information Fact Sheet Posted by CMS

May 4, 2010 0 Comments
Rehabilitation Therapy Information Fact Sheet Posted by CMS

CMS has updated the “Rehabilitation Therapy Information” Fact Sheet and it is now available for downloading at the CMS website.  The 4 page flyer inlcudes highlights over therapy changes over the past year including the therapy cap, DME Instructions, SLP in Private Practice, and Therapy Personnel Requirements.  There are also links to rehab related Medicare […]

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