A low utilization cost report is an abbreviated version of the Medicare cost report. It typically includes several of the S series worksheets (statistical data) and the facility’s balance sheet and income statement, with requirements varying by facility and by MAC (intermediary). A low utilization cost report never requires an electronic file (flash drive, CD, etc.), … More When May I File a Low Utilization Cost Report?
Exciting news! CMS has proposed a rule to allow electronic signatures on Medicare cost report signature pages. Anyone who has ever filed a cost report knows that it is often a hassle to get the signature page from your preparer, have it signed by the administrator or CFO of the facility in blue ink, … More Electronic Signatures – A New Era?
Just a friendly reminder that the due date for those Medicare cost reports is looming! For any facility which closes its books on December 31 (and that is most of them), cost reports will be due this year on May 31. Remember that filing late means withholding of all Medicare payments for as long as … More Medicare Cost Report Due Date Coming Up!
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We are excited to let you know that the Med-Calc SNF cost report software received the updated CMS approval for Transmittal 7. The T7 is the version that should be used for all cost reports BEGINNING 10/1/2015 and later. All references to ICF/ MR were changed to ICF / IID. The O series now replaces … More New SNF T7 Cost Report Software: CMS-Approved
The FQHC Medicare cost report has been revamped. The new form for its filing is CMS Form 224-14. This requires a lot of new data collection, since the new cost report form (i.e., software) is significantly different from the old form. We prepared a handy checklist for FQHC cost report preparation, designed to streamline the process for … More What do I Need for My FQHC Cost Report?
Gearing up for this year’s Medicare cost report season? So are we! Updated webinar schedule for the first part of 2016: https://www.ppsassistant.com/medicare-cost-report-webinars