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CMS Posts FAQ on Administrative Settlement for Inpatient Status Claims

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the attached frequently asked questions (FAQ) document about its administrative agreement for denied inpatient status claims. The FAQ answers questions about claims eligibility, the settlement process, payment and more. CMS held a national provider call on the subject Sept. 9 and has posted its slide presentation, with a recording and transcript of the call to be posted by Sept. 22 on the same site. CMS is accepting additional questions on the settlement via email at MedicareSettlementFAQs@cms.hhs.gov. Hospitals must request a settlement by Oct. 31.

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