Medicare Part A


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Med·i·care Part A

(med'i-kār pahrt)
The portion of the U.S. Medicare Program that covers inpatient hospital stays, skilled nursing facility care, hospice care, and some home health care.
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Medicare beneficiaries would be given a voucher equal to 95 percent of the value of their current Medicare Part A, which, together with the premium they currently pay for Part B, would have come to $4,848 last year.
If the facility continues to offer a Medicare Part A program, how can the facility be sure that its costs will be covered by the reduced reimbursement?
Let's just say this patient isn't even a Medicare Part A beneficiary; he simply wants to come to your facility because he's heard you provide good therapy.
CareMedic's Reconciliation Service, an outsourced historical Medicare claims reconciliation program, can reconcile the hospitals' Medicare Part A claims receivables with Medicare's pending claims file.
Medicare is perceived as a small percentage of a facility's overall revenue source when in fact total Medicare Part A and Part B revenue can average 20% to 30% of a facility's total revenues.
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