Promoting Excellence : Medicare and Commercial Insurance Enteral Feeding Guidelines

Name:
Medicare and Commercial Insurance Enteral Feeding Guidelines

Description:
A quick reference guide to Medicare and commercial insurance requirements for reimbursement of enteral feeding costs with appropriate coding.

Category:
Evaluation Tools - Cost/Utilization

Source:
The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Workgroup of
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care
Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD, Chair

Contact:
Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD
Chair, ALS Workgroup
Eleanor & Lou Gehrig MDA/ALS Center
College of Physicians & Surgeons
Columbia University Neurologic Institute
New York, NY
[email protected]

Recommendation of the workgroup for use of this instrument:
Used by clinicians as a guide when considering enteral feeding and the requirements for insurance payments.

Keywords:
tube feeding, cost data, cost of care, financial burden, Medicare, insurance

To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from the website. Please credit source.

References:
Produced by the ALS Workgroup.

To view this tool:
ALS Appendix D, p 32 (pdf PDF 713 KB / 64 pages)

Posted March 10, 2005

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