Questions about the COVID-19 $270 add-on
There has been much discussion about billing Medicaid for COVID-19 patients and receiving the $270 add-on. The original FAQ document stated the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) had to receive a negative test result before the add-on billing ceased. There have been multiple discussions between SNFs due to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) stating residents were not required to be given the COVID-19 test to show a negative result.
Blog by Sarah McIntosh, Director of Operations