Optimizing Medicare reimbursement in skilled nursing facilities.

  title={Optimizing Medicare reimbursement in skilled nursing facilities.},
  author={Julie A Micheletti and Thomas J Shlala and Caryn Greenfield},
  journal={Healthcare financial management : journal of the Healthcare Financial Management Association},
  volume={47 2},
Effective utilization review (UR) and clear, complete clinical documentation are essential if a skilled nursing facility (SNF) is to capture charges efficiently and bill appropriately to ensure optimal Medicare reimbursement. Authors Micheletti, Shlala, and Greenfield detail how financial managers can assess UR activities and clinical documentation… CONTINUE READING