Long-term Care Hospital PPS Creates Opportunities for Coders: Proposed Rule Addresses Related Coding Issues
Author: Hull, Susan
Source: Journal of AHIMA - Coding Notes
Publication Date: June 2003
A prospective payment system has been in effect for Medicare reimbursement for various healthcare providers for almost 20 years. Most recently, long-term acute care hospital (LTCH) facilities have been added to the prospectively reimbursed providers. This is a significant change from the cost-....