Aspen's Prospective Payment for Ambulatory Services will provide the reader with an overview of the development of the APC prospective payment system, An understanding of the importance of case mix for managed care practice And The ambulatory case mix systems. Fundamentals of APCs, including both the financial and clinical aspects, will be covered along with challenges to implementation of the system and principles of coding for outpatient prospective payment. Managerial approaches to dealing with outpatient prospective payment will be included.The service class values are: ac Complete service ac Professional service only ac Technical service only The individual HCPCS codes assigned to a PCG can have different service classes. For example, the following two HCPCS codes are bothanbsp;...
|Title||:||Ambulatory Care Services and the Prospective Payment System|
|Author||:||Norbert Goldfield, William P. Kelly|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Learning - 1999|