Connolly had previously posted seven issues for South Carolina, and earlier this week added five of these seven issues for Florida.  (excluding the bronchoscopy and blood transfusion approved issues).  This is the first posted issue that is looking to match a Part A stay with Part B services independently billed for the same stay that are included in the PPS.  This is a heads up to hospitals and social workers alike, and suggests that the RACs may also look to others professionals billing Medicare Part B for services that are included in the payment for the Part A stay, reports Nancy Beckley, a contributing editor for

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