Dr. Ronald Hirsch provides tried-and-true strategies and insight into outpatient in hospital bed stays including determining the applicable definition, who uses it, and when and how to bill for this circumstance, solidified with concrete case examples and expert insight.
Understanding how to code, bill, and stay compliant for an outpatient in a hospital bed stay remains a challenge. Despite healthcare’s best efforts to ensure that all hospitalized patients have a need for hospital care, the reality is that in hospitals throughout the country, patients are kept hospitalized for a myriad of non-medical reasons. While many seek solutions to this, the proximal issue is to properly determine the status of these patients and compliantly account for the time spent in the hospital.
Although hospitals have become adept at efficiently providing medical care, the numerous social determinants of health that give rise to or prolong hospital stays have yet to be addressed. Hospitals have become the de facto safety net for society, and therefore facilities and healthcare professionals are faced with developing plans for such patients.
During this timely webcast, Dr. Hirsch will provide the tools to properly account for and bill for outpatient in-hospital bed stays and the care provided to these patients on a daily basis. He will guide you through the process of how to determine the status of these patients and compliantly account for the time spent in the hospital.
Case examples with correct coding will be provided to illustrate the concepts for enhanced success and accurate understanding.
How will you get paid for an outpatient in a hospital bed stay? Your hospital’s financial health depends on it, yet you also must avoid non-compliant billing. During this exclusive RACmonitor webcast, Dr. Hirsch will present proven strategies that encompass admission through discharge, using case scenarios to reinforce key concepts.
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