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CMS Publishes Administrative Ruling and Proposed Rule Providing Additional Part B Payment to Hospitals Denied Inpatient Payment

[03/18/13]

Posted on March 18, 2013 in False Claims Act Defense

Written by: David B. Honig

Executive Summary On March 13, 2013, CMS concurrently released an immediately effective administrative ruling (“CMS Ruling 1455-R” or “Ruling”) and a proposed rule (“Proposed Rule”) reversing CMS policy precluding hospitals from billing on an outpatient basis for inpatient services denied payment on grounds the services should have been provided on an outpatient basis.  Under... READ MORE

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