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Long Term Skilled Services: How to Document

Long Term Skilled Services: How to Document

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To reduce your facility's risk of unwanted outcomes and ensure proper Medicare reimbursement for the type and number of skilled services provided, it's essential to submit claims appropriately and in accordance with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) skilled services regulations. Don't miss out on Medicare reimbursement or put your facility at risk for fraudulent penalty charges and monetary recoupment!

Long-Term Care Skilled Services: How to Document for Proper Medicare Reimbursement breaks down CMS' skilled services requirements and explains how facilities can best manage the daily operations that affect skilled coverage and necessary documentation. This book provides information for all staff members who play a role in determining and documenting skilled services and includes:

Easy-to-understand explanations of complex CMS rules and regulations regarding skilled services

A topic-driven format enabling readers to research specific questions and conveniently and efficiently obtain complete and descriptive answers

Examples of documentation for skilled services

Guidance to help facilities receive the benefits and reimbursement they deserve

Downloadable forms

This book will help SNFs:

Identify common problems and challenges associated with skilled services and gain a better understanding of how to handle the major pain points

Properly assess skilled services under the MDS 3.0

Increase skilled census and improve their facility's reputation with the support of the entire staff

Avoid under- and overpayments from Medicare with easy-to-understand explanations of complex rules and regulations

Provide necessary skilled services to each resident through a complete understanding of eligibility requirements

Accurately document skilled services using proven, time-saving solutions for proper Medicare reimbursement

Table of Contents

Breaking Down the Regulations

Technical Eligibility for Skilled Services in Long-Term Care

Meeting the Regulatory Guidelines for "Skilled" Services in a Skilled Nursing Facility

MDS 3.0-Assessments, Selection, and Sections 

Proper Communication During a Medicare Part A Stay

Other Important Things to Know

Medicare Managed Care

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