Welcome to The Billers' Association For Long-Term Care

The Billers’ Association for Long-Term Care is a membership community created specifically for long-term care billing professionals. This national association provides members with a resource of continuously updated tools, billing-specific education, and reimbursement and regulatory guidance. Become a member today and join your long-term care billing colleagues as you navigate the evolving world of post-acute care billing.

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Did you miss our quarterly webinar?

April 20, 2018
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Not to worry! Click here to access the recording. HCPro’s postacute regulatory specialist Stefanie Corbett, DHA reviewed how to spice up your compliance program with PEPPER reports, including how to access the reports and identify problem areas that may lead to improper payments and/or audits. This educational webinar also explains how to determine whether the facility is recognized as an outlier compared to other SNFs and helps providers identify focus areas for medical record audits and quality improvement areas.

CMS publishes revised instructions for consolidated billing related to ambulance transportation

April 20, 2018
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CMS published clarification earlier this week on coverage of an ambulance transport for a SNF resident in a stay not covered by Part A, who has Part B benefits, to the nearest supplier of medically necessary services not available at the SNF, including the return trip.

CMS reduces reimbursement by 13% for non-emergency BLS ambulance transports to and from renal dialysis treatment

April 17, 2018
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In an MLN Matters article published on April 6, 2018, CMS announced a 13% reduction in ambulance payments for non-emergency basic life support (BLS) transports of individuals with end-stage renal disease to and from renal dialysis treatment. Following a 10% cut that went into effect in 2013, reimbursement decreases for dialysis patients with end-stage renal failure now total 23%, leaving providers worried that care for these individuals may be limited. The effective date for this reduction is October 1 of this year.

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