Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Billing – The GoTelecare Solution

Consider this common scenario among the Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs) around the country – the in-house billingSkilled Nursing Facility Billing staff is struggling to handle patient care and the challenges of skilled nursing facility Medicare billing responsibilities, denials are in the rise, and the practice is losing revenue. Often the staff is under-trained to handle the typical aspects of Medicare skilled nursing facility billing like consolidated billing, Prospective Payment System (PPS), conditions of Medicare coverage, etc. and the high training cost is a deterrent to upgrade the staff to salvage the situation. Fortunately, GoTelecare has just the solution these SNFs require – efficiency, expertise, assurance, increased revenue, and all these for the lowest fees in the industry.

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80% Reduction in Billing Costs
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Revenue collection increase up to 97%
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Medicare Skilled Nursing Home Billing Facilities and the Coverage Criteria

A skilled nursing facility is a special facility/nursing home that provides medically required, post-hospital care served in a home-like setting, well-supported by professional workforce like trained nurses, physical and occupational therapy specialists, audiologists, speech pathologists, etc. Equipped with advanced resources and infrastructure equivalent to hospitals, the staff provides a range of service from supporting the patients with their simple daily activities to providing them with advanced medical assistance.

Skilled nursing home facilities are usually involved in the following cases:
General wound care
Fracture Rehabilitation
joint replacements rehabilitation care
Care for Terminal ill patients
Stroke recovery care
General rehabilitation caused by physical weakness
Diabetic rehabilitation
Acute medical conditions
Post-hospital interim medical care
Respiratory care
Parkinson’s disease care

GoTelecare takes care of your Medicare skilled nursing facilities billing, providing full guidance to the Medicare coverage. Medicare covers the following services subjected to conditions:
Semi-private/shared room
Skilled nursing care
Physical and occupational therapy
Speech-language pathology services
Medical social services
Equipment and medical supplies used within the facility
Ambulance transportation to and fro the nearest facility provider for the services not available at the SNF
Dietary counseling

Skilled Nursing Home Facility Coding Assistance

Skilled nursing home facility coding plays a very important role as the healthcare industry is now aligned to ICD-10-CM codes to capture the residents’ clinical conditions. Diagnosis coding for skilled nursing facilities (SNF) is different from coding for other healthcare settings. Unlike other healthcare settings, in an SNF, the main health complaint is not the primary diagnosis, but the reason for skilled Medicare coverage under Medicare Part A (primary payer). The trained coding experts at GoTelecare take care of all such typicality and specifications with élan helping in hassle-free settlements and reimbursements.

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