Consolidated Billing Requirements For Service Arrangements Between Skilled Nursing Facilities And Outside Service Entities

August 13, 2004 Advisory

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") recently issued transmittal 183, effective July 1, 2004, to clarify the consolidated billing requirements that apply to skilled nursing facilities ("SNF") and the outside service entities ("OSE"), such as hospitals and rehabilitation providers, that serve SNF residents.