Transitional Outpatient Payments (TOPs) Extended for Rural Hospitals
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Regulatory News Topic
Medicare Claims Processing Transmittal 877 (CR 4367), released on February 24, 2006, announces that hold harmless transitional outpatient payments (TOPs) will continue through December 31, 2008, for rural hospitals having 100 or fewer beds.
Date of Insight Article
Tuesday, January 03, 2006
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