CHA News Article

IPF Claims With Teaching Adjustment to Be Mass Adjusted by Dec. 1

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced that due to a software issue in the second release of the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2014 inpatient psychiatric facility (IPF) pricer, the teaching adjustment amounts on IPF claims have been duplicated. Medicare administrative contractors will complete mass adjustments to all IPF claims with a teaching adjustment, for discharge dates in FFY 2014, by Dec. 1.