CodeMap® Compliance Briefing: 6/20/08
Today, we will conclude our three part series on the payment systems used by Medicare to reimburse laboratory and pathology services. As a reminder, Medicare pays for laboratory tests and pathology services using four separate payment systems: the Medicare Laboratory Fee Schedule; the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule; and the Hospital Inpatient and Outpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS and OPPS). This CodeMap Compliance Briefing will wrap up our discussion by examining the key features of the prospective payment systems that determine Medicare reimbursement for services performed for hospital inpatients and outpatients. As always, please be sure to send us any questions or comments.
Gregory Root, Esq.
Medicare Payment Systems for Lab Tests III: The Hospital Inpatient and Outpat....
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