MDS/Billing Hot Spots Part 2: Are You In Sync on These Two Issues?

By Caralyn Davis, Staff Writer - June 06, 2017

Two critical areas don’t receive nearly enough attention during communications between the billing office and nurse assessment coordinators (NACs) at most skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), says Colleen Toebe, RN-MSN, RAC-MT, a senior nurse consultant with Lake Elmo, MN-based Pathway Health Services. “Many providers just haven’t made these issues a priority, but they can have a significant impact on provider billing and liability.”