What exactly should you be concerned about over the next six months post-rural Medicare Reduction? In short, lots. If we can be candid for a moment, this is a frustrating process that doesn’t seem to make a whole lot of logical sense. Perhaps we can help…
Here are 6 month-by-month focal points you should consider in composing your strategy:
If you’re reading this post, it’s likely you are well aware of the cuts made to Medicare reimbursement rates in rural areas. We’re still a little shocked at the reduction in rates that went into affect this month. It’s disappointing, frustrating… and presents a whole new set of business challenges.
The best thing every provider can do is to be informed and educated as possible. Our first piece of advice is to evaluate the scope of impact for your company. You can find an abbreviated list of affected HCPCS codes with estimated rural rates by region thanks to the team at AAHomecare: