Must Cover “Medically Appropriate” Tests Only
With Medicare claims on the rise, and the complexity of the claims process not wavering, this guide aims to explain the ins and outs of the Medicare claims process and outline the necessary tools to make your lives easier.
As COVID-19 continues to spread through the country, hospitals are scrambling to overcome unprecedented clinical and patient care disruptions contrasted by new demands. More than simply making adjustments to their financial projections, hospitals need to be aware of operational issues related to COVID-19 that could negatively impact cash flow and overall performance.
Two pieces of legislation were passed that will provide reimbursement for testing and treatment of uninsured COVID-19 patients. Families First Coronavirus Response Act or FFCRA and the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act which each appropriate $1 billion to reimburse providers for conducting COVID-19 testing for the uninsured.