Provider Compliance Tips for Hospital Beds and Accessories

Submitted by Matthew.Gregor… on Mon, 11/04/2019 - 07:44
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Provider Compliance Tips for Hospital Beds and Accessories
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In 2017, the Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) improper payment rate for hospital beds and accessories was 78.5 percent, with projected inaccurate payments of $66.2 million. Improper payments resulted from insufficient documentation.

Prevent denials by reviewing the Provider Compliance Tips for Hospital Beds and Accessories (PDF)   Fact Sheet, which details general requirements, coverage, and documentation requirements for:

  • Physician’s prescription
  • Variable height feature
  • Electric powered adjustments
  • Side rails

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