Editor's note: This month's "Q&A" was modified from the HCPro book The Medicare Billing Manual for Long-Term Care, written by Frosini Rubertino, RN, C-NE, CDONA/LTC, CPRA. The Medicare Billing Manual for Long-Term Care provides easy-to-understand guidance to help long-term care facilities correctly file Medicare Part A and Part B claims. For more information or to order, call customer service at 800-650-6787 or visit www.hcmarketplace.com/prod-8391. To submit a question for upcoming issues, email Managing Editor Olivia MacDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following Q&A was adapted from HCPro's webcast "ICD-10 Coding and Documentation for Long-Term Care." For more information on this webcast, originally presented on February 5, 2014, visit http://hcmarketplace.com/coding-and-documentation-for-longterm-care or call customer service at 800-650-6787.