Q&A: Charging for Bedside Procedures Revenue Cycle Advisor

May 03, 2016 · The charge structure for bedside procedures can mimic the outpatient structure that is already in place, so use what is already on your chargemaster as a guide. Don’t reinvent the wheel for services that are already a part of the charge structure. For more information, see the Billing for Ancillary Bedside Procedures Training Handbook.…

Bedside Procedures –The Reporting Dilemma

• Incision and drainage procedures • Negative pressure wound therapy • Central line declotprocedures • Pleurodesis • Arthrocentesis and joint injections • Echocardiograms • Biopsies (e.g., bone marrow biopsy) • Endotracheal intubation • Blood transfusions Why should hospitals focus on charging bedside procedures? One of the major…

Medicare Compliance Training Handbook

Medicare Compliance Training Handbook BFABP5 Denise Williams, RN, COC Hospitals are often concerned that charging separately for bedside procedures will be considered “double dipping”—perhaps rightfully so, because the rules can be complex. As a result, hospitals frequently miss payment for services that can…

Bedside Procedures: What's Included in the Room Rate ...

Jun 02, 2016 · Charging for bedside procedures is a relatively new concept. Reporting all of these services under the room rate means losing data vital to evaluating the cost of an individual patient’s care and appropriate reimbursement. Read this excerpt from Billing for Ancillary Bedside Procedures by Denise Williams, RN, COC to learn more.…

Charging for Ancillary Bedside Procedures and Supplies in ...

Charging for Ancillary Bedside Procedures and Supplies in 2013: What You Need to Know 3 Dear Program Participant, Thank you for participating in our “Charging for Ancillary Bedside Procedures and Supplies in 2013: What You Need to Know” audio conference, featuring speakers Kimberly Anderwood Hoy, JD, CPC, and William L. Malm, ND, RN, CMAS, and moderated by Rebecca Hendren.…

Bedside Surgical Procedures Thoracic Key

Aug 01, 2016 · Chapter 24 Bedside Surgical Procedures Oliver L. Gunter, Jose J. Diaz, Addison K. May RATIONALE FOR BEDSIDE SURGICAL PROCEDURES TAKING THE OPERATING ROOM TO THE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT SAFETY PRACTICES SELECTION OF PATIENTS BEDSIDE PROCEDURES A number of factors have combined to increase the frequency and appropriateness of operative ……

How to launch a bedside procedure service ACP Hospitalist

Jun 01, 2015 · I t's time for internal medicine to think about taking back bedside procedures, Joshua D. Lenchus, DO, FACP, told attendees at Hospital Medicine 2015, held in National Harbor, Md., in March. “A lot of us have decided that it's probably not viable anymore to give it to other people, but for us to reclaim the territory that we once abdicated,” he said.…