Detailed proof of delivery key to Medicare O&P reimbursements

10/30/2013 | O&P Almanac (Adobe Flash required)

To reduce error rates in Medicare submissions, facilities must provide not only complete detailed written orders, but a valid proof of delivery form for every item and service provided, writes Devon Bernard, AOPA manager of reimbursement services. Proof of in-person delivery must include patient's name, delivery address, a detailed description of the item or service provided using patient-friendly language, delivery date and dated signature. While the error rate for claims related to lower-limb prostheses remains high, Bernard notes, it has dropped 28% since pre-payment reviews began in 2012.

View Full Article in:

O&P Almanac (Adobe Flash required)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
President/Chief Executive Officer
Winston-Salem, NC
Director of Product Planning Development; Market Planning, Innovation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Quincy , MA
Director, Payer Marketing
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA
Chief Medical Officer, Texas Children's Health Plan
Cejka Executive Search for Texas Childre's Health Plan
Houston, TX