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Medicare Billing: Myth vs. Fact

How Many Do You Know?

There are many misconceptions about what is and isn’t allowed by Medicare when billing for hospice services. Billing errors can cause frustration for your patients, extra work for your staff, and significant financial headaches for your business.

See five topics we frequently encounter with partners we consult – and the facts behind the myths – that could lead to billing issues with Medicare/Medicaid:

*Extra Tip: Once you’ve checked these out, don’t forget to think about documentation. How well does your company safeguard against ADRs, and are you prepared to manage a potential increase in requests? If you have a question about your revenue cycle or documentation operations, ask us here:

Empower offers a full suite of services designed to help hospice companies thrive, including Revenue Cycle Management and Compliance Guidance & Training. We can keep up with the latest rules for Medicare, provide guidance, and even do the legwork so you and your team don’t have to.