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Decision #
2014D11
Case #
07-0847 and 07-0306
Provider #
31-0014
Issue
1. Whether a provider's collection effort on inpatient and outpatient bad debts must include personal telephone calls to patients to comprise a reasonable collection effort. 2. Whether the Intermediary incorrectly determined that the regulations affirmatively preclude a write off of bad debts prior to 120 days after the first bill is sent. 3. Whether days associated with patients covered under the New Jersey Charity Care Program should be included in the numerator of the Medicaid proxy of the Medicare disproportionate share hospital ("DSH") calculation pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1395ww(d)(5)(F)(vi)(II).
Case Name
Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center
Decision Date
2014-06-18
Fiscal Year End
December 31, 2003 and December 31, 2004