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CMS Issues Explanation on CR8404

When a patient is in a Part A Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) stay and he/she is discharged from one SNF and transported by ambulance to a different SNF, the discharging SNF is responsible to pay for the transport. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued CR8408 explaining how they will begin issuing automatic claims rejections effective April 1, 2014. You can review the release as published on the CMS website.

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Guaranteed cash flow during transition.