outpatient hospital services

outpatient hospital services

Medicare or surgical care which Medicare Part B helps to pay for, which does not include an overnight hospital stay (US).
 
Examples
Blood transfusions, certain drugs (especially chemotherapy), hospital-billed lab tests, mental health care, medical supplies (e.g., splints and casts) in an ER or outpatient clinic, including same day-surgery, diagnostic or therapeutic x-rays.
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CMS has made it clear that to properly bill, hospitals assign TOB 13X to all bills for outpatient hospital services and TOB 14X for non-patient (referred) laboratory specimens.
The growing enrollment numbers alone are cause to celebrate the success of the program, but a paper recently released by the NH Hospital Association further underscored the progress made, reporting that the NHHPP is "driving a reduction in inpatient admissions, emergency visits and outpatient hospital services among the uninsured.
The deal includes inpatient and outpatient hospital services, in addition to services by physicians and clinical professionals in the Kennedy Health Alliance as well as in the Kennedy Health Care Center.
Reductions to the annual marketbasket update for inpatient and outpatient hospital services, long-term care hospitals, inpatient rehabilitation facilities and psychiatric hospitals started.
The insurer said in a news release that the cost of prescription drugs and outpatient hospital services are affecting premiums.
7, 2008, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a final rule intended to clarify the definition of outpatient hospital services under Medicaid.
syringes), monthly capitated payment (MCP) physicians services, outpatient vascular access maintenance, and ESRD-related outpatient hospital services.
Washington Hospital Healthcare System includes the 337-bed, acute-care general hospital; four clinics located in Fremont, Warm Springs, Newark and Union City; Washington Radiation Oncology Center; Washington Outpatient Surgery Center; Washington Outpatient Rehabilitation Center; Washington Outpatient Catheterization Laboratory; Washington Center for Joint Replacement; the Institute for Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery; and Washington West, a complex which houses Washington Women's Center, Outpatient Imaging Center and additional outpatient hospital services and administrative facilities.
The largest contributors to that growth are outpatient hospital services (projected to grow by 12% in 2007), physician-administered drugs, and ambulatory surgery center services.
Since inpatient and outpatient hospital services are DHS, gain sharing arrangements are a per se violation of the Stark Law.
24%), nonpsychiatric outpatient hospital services (43% vs.
The program is designed to cut costs on medical bills generated for ambulatory surgical services, inpatient and outpatient hospital services, durable medical equipment, emergency room treatment and ambulance services, she also said.
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