Tag: contracts

SNFs, Therapy Contracts and Fraud: Redux by Reg Hislop III

Yes another SNF, another therapy contract and more fraud settlements.  The only thing that isn’t different is the contractor – RehabCare once again (a coincidence?…not likely). In news released late last week, a Maine SNF settled with the Department of Justice for $1.2 million, allegations of improper Medicare billings for “unnecessary, inflated, and unreasonable” therapy […]

Upcoming webcast! SNF Therapy Contracts: Implementing a Shared Risk Arrangement to Reduce Citation Risk,Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Upcoming webcast! SNF Therapy Contracts: Implementing a Shared Risk Arrangement to Reduce Citation Risk. Tuesday, March 10, 2015: 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. (ET) The use of contracted therapists in your SNF immediately increases your citation and criminal risk in terms of billing and liability. In this 90-minute webcast, expert Reginald M. Hislop III, PhD, discusses how to […]

Judge blocks new RAC contracts

The controversy around Medicare’s Recovery Audit Contractor program continues; a judge has ruled that the government cannot award new RAC contracts until disputed payment terms are resolved. Long-term care providers have been watching the RAC contract process because current audits have been largely put on hold. CMS has indicated that the awarding of new contracts is […]