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CMS Supplemental Review Contractor Targets Outpatient Therapy Stopped BeforeTherapy Caps

August 13, 2013 3 Comments
CMS Supplemental Review Contractor Targets Outpatient Therapy Stopped BeforeTherapy Caps

Outpatient therapy providers have been subject to CMS data mining and analysis to identify provision of therapy services that either stopped or delayed just under the therapy cap.  Over 350 therapy providers have received a letter from Strategic Health Solutions, a CMS Supplemental Review Contractor to submit selected claims for post payment review from the […]

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Counting Outpatient Therapy Minutes – Medicare and More

August 12, 2013 3 Comments
Counting Outpatient Therapy Minutes – Medicare and More

Medicare constrains the number of units that can be billed in outpatient therapy based upon the number of minutes of therapy.  Based upon the time that is spent in providing therapy services that are performed in “timed” code treatment, the number of units that can be billed are defined in the Medicare 8 minute rule.  […]

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