What does value code 50 mean?

What does value code 50 mean?

Background: This instruction removes the requirement for providers to report the total number of therapy visits using value code 50 – physical therapy, 51 – occupational therapy, 52 – speech therapy, and 53 – cardiac rehab.

What are occurrence codes used for?

Occurrence codes indicate specific events that are connected with the claim and could affect processing and payment, such as the last day of skilled care. Most occurrence codes required for SNFs are used for Medicare Part B claims.

What are the occurrence codes?

The code that identifies a significant event relating to an institutional claim that may affect payer processing. These codes are associated with a specific date (the claim related occurrence date).

What is an occurrence span code?

An occurrence span code identifies a specific event that relates to the payment of the claim that spans several days. The dates identify the commencement and ending of the event. Occurrence Span Code ‑ identifies events that relate to the payment of the claim.

What are the occurrence codes for the SNF bed?

Occurrence Codes Code Description 26 Date SNF bed available to the Inpatient 27 Date of Hospice Certification or re-cert 28 Date CORF Plan established or last revie 29 Date outpatient physical therapy plan es

What does occurrence code 50 mean on raps?

• Occurrence code 50 – “Assessment Date” ‒Required on all final claims, not on RAPs ‒If this code is missing, the claim will be returned ‒Report the assessment completion date (OASIS item M0090) for the start of care, resumption of care, recertification or other follow-up OASIS that occurred most recently before the claim “From” date

Is there a code for date active care ended?

Date Active Care Ended – date a covered level of care ended in SNF or general hospital or date active care ended in psych or tuberculosis hospital or date patient was released on trial basis from residential facility. *Code not required if code “21” is used.

What does place of service code 50 mean?

A location, not part of a hospital and not described by any other Place of Service code, that is organized and operated to provide preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic, rehabilitative, or palliative services to outpatients only. (Effective October 1, 2003) 50: Federally Qualified Health Center