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Improving Reimbursements for Critical Access Hospitals – The Brief

87% of all CFOs in critical Access hospitals struggle with this one thing, how to potentially increase your Medicaid reimbursements for your Critical Access Hospital.

The good news is that any Critical Access Hospital can increase the reimbursements allowed by CMS by sending in their physician standby time. Meaning that Medicare reimburses the hospitals during the time the physician is not actively working with a patient or documentation.

ACUTEReportER gives CAHs an easy and affordable way to capture an accurate record of physician standby time through automation. Using a proprietary formula to calculate the indirect physician time accurately and compliantly. CMS defines Availability Time as the time that the physician is not coordinating care for patients and is in “standby mode.”

How are you calculating your physician’s standby time?

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Sam Patterson -AVP