What should I know about reimbursement for patients at Specialty Hospital?

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Since Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey is an acute care hospital, physicians who see patients in these LTACHs bill at hospital level of reimbursement and may round on patients and bill for daily visits. Physicians across the country have had no issues in obtaining physician reimbursement from both Medicare and private insurers. In fact, physicians find that transferring patients to an LTACH facilitates payment on long length-of-stay patients because it is recognized by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as a hospital with longer LOS averages than short term stay hospitals.

Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey work with the medical staff to ensure that physician visits are optimally and accurately billed to allow for proper reimbursement.

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