Provider-based clinics and associated operations have become very popular for hospitals because increased reimbursement results from filing both a facility and a professional claim. But all of that could change due to a potent storm that's gaining energy on the horizon. Once again, hospitals are at the storm's vortex.
Two diametrically opposed forces are swirling around the issue of formulating rules for provider-based clinics: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Congress. Stringent rules regulating provider-based clinics are being proposed by CMS while a more liberal approach is being advocated by Congress.
Whatever is decided for off-campus clinics and operations will probably portent the future of provider-based clinics both on-campus and off-campus as you'll discover during this timely webcast by author, educator and consultant Duane Abbey.
This webcast will delve into the complexities of compliance, coding and billing for provider-based clinics and associated provider-based operations. From this session you will...
- Understand the pressures brought by the OIG and MedPAC concerning equalization of payment for the same services regardless of the site of service.
- Learn about the data collection that CMS has started for off-campus provider-based clinics and associated off-campus provider-based operations.
- Understand the directives of Congress relative to implementation of Section 603 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015.
- Benefit from a compare and contrast analysis of the proposed rules and final rules for the implementation of Section 603.
- Learn about the future of provider-based clinics and the various compliance issues surrounding provider-based status.
Why is this webcast Relevant?
What CMS will do relative to the final rules is very much unknown. Whatever is decided for off-campus clinics and operations will probably portent the future of provider-based clinics both on-campus and off-campus.