Case Noting After the Date of Death

By March 7, 2024March 11th, 2024No Comments

Services billed after the date of death is one of the top three audit findings. The day after death case notes may be coded as Administrative or Unallowable depending on the services provided.

  • Activities related to closing out the individual’s file and making notifications due to individual’s death should be coded as Other/Administrative.
  • Assisting families with death benefits, funeral arrangements and attending the funeral must be coded as Unallowable.

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