Critical Access Hospitals to Submit Part C Informational Only Claims to Medicare Contractors for EHR Incentive Payment Purposes

On October 15, 2010, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued Transmittal 2066 to address the submission of informational only claims by Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) as well as Maryland Waiver Hospitals in order to track Part C patient days for purposes of  calculating the Electronic Health Record (EHR) incentives available to such hospitals. Informational only claims are billed for patients enrolled in a Medicare Advantage (MA) Plan.  The Transmittal also includes the Incentive Payment formula for Subsection (d) hospitals as well as CAHs, as follows:  Continue reading