Lisa Hart, MPA, RHIA
Director of Physician Practice Coding
Banner University Medical Group
When it comes to using offshore resources, there are requirements that are not well known to many HIM professionals regarding the use of offshore contractors for Medicaid, Medicare or Tricare patients, even though the requirements are 8 years old.
The requirements created by the Centers for Medicare Services can be confusing because of the language used that they apply to Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) and to Medicare Drug Plans (Part D). But if your organization has their own MAO or Drug Plan they know all about it and can be a good resource to help you understand the requirements and the attestation process. Click here to read more.