Long-term Acute Care: the Effect of PPS
Author: Smith, Pam
Source: Journal of AHIMA
Publication Date: October 2003
Just when I thought Id seen and done it all in the HIM world, a new opportunity for coders appeared in long-term acute care hospitals (LTCHs). HIM professionals have been employed in LTCHs since the inception of long-term acute care, but the change from cost-based reimbursement to inclus....