Kathleen D Schaum

Summary

Affiliation: Kathleen D. Schaum and Associates
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is the 2014 Office of Inspector General Work Plan keeping you up at night?
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum, MS, is President and Founder of Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida Ms Schaum can be reached for questions and consultations by calling 561 964 2470 or through her e mail address Submit your questions for Payment Strategies by mail to Kathleen D Schaum, MS, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467 Information regarding payment is provided as a courtesy to our readers but does not guarantee that payment will be received Providers are responsible for case by case documentation and justification of medical necessity
    Adv Skin Wound Care 27:202-4. 2014
  2. doi request reprint It's that time of year again: have you read the 2013 Office of Inspector General work plan?
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 25:538-41. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint A View through Medicare's Looking Glass: Notices You Might Have Missed
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 25:444-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Code it right or repay: place-of-service compliance
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 25:202-4. 2012
  5. doi request reprint 2012 financial outlook: physicians and podiatrists
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 25:154-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint 2008 coding and payment changes for physicians
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 21:159-62. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint 2007 update: skin replacement and skin substitute application codes
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:267-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The 2007 hospital outpatient prospective payment system changes for HOPDS
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:146, 148. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint 2007 update: wound care-related HCPCS codes
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:379-80. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Working with the Medicare contractor who processes your claims
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, 6491 Rock Creek Dr, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:536-40. 2007

Collaborators

  • Bobby Hurt

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. ncbi request reprint Is the 2014 Office of Inspector General Work Plan keeping you up at night?
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum, MS, is President and Founder of Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida Ms Schaum can be reached for questions and consultations by calling 561 964 2470 or through her e mail address Submit your questions for Payment Strategies by mail to Kathleen D Schaum, MS, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467 Information regarding payment is provided as a courtesy to our readers but does not guarantee that payment will be received Providers are responsible for case by case documentation and justification of medical necessity
    Adv Skin Wound Care 27:202-4. 2014
    ..Then, consider the focus areas of the annual OIG Work Plan as “ a heads-up.” If you wish to read the entire 2014 OIG Work Plan, you can find it at http://www.oig.hhs.gov...
  2. doi request reprint It's that time of year again: have you read the 2013 Office of Inspector General work plan?
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 25:538-41. 2012
    ..Be sure to read the document and take a proactive approach by conducting internal audits to identify areas of improvement that you can make before you receive an external audit...
  3. ncbi request reprint A View through Medicare's Looking Glass: Notices You Might Have Missed
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 25:444-8. 2012
    ..If you have not subscribed to this valuable information, now is the time to act. The looking glass is there if you will only reach out for it...
  4. doi request reprint Code it right or repay: place-of-service compliance
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 25:202-4. 2012
    ..If the internal audit identifies compliance with the POS code policy, celebrate with your team!..
  5. doi request reprint 2012 financial outlook: physicians and podiatrists
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 25:154-7. 2012
    ..Healthcare providers will maintain a healthy revenue cycle by conducting internal audits before outside auditors conduct audits that result in repayments that could have been prevented...
  6. doi request reprint 2008 coding and payment changes for physicians
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 21:159-62. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint 2007 update: skin replacement and skin substitute application codes
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:267-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The 2007 hospital outpatient prospective payment system changes for HOPDS
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:146, 148. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint 2007 update: wound care-related HCPCS codes
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:379-80. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Working with the Medicare contractor who processes your claims
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, 6491 Rock Creek Dr, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:536-40. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint 2007 update: RBRVS physician fee schedule for wound management procedures
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:192, 194, 196. 2007
  12. ncbi request reprint Update charge encounter sheets and charge description masters
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:29-31. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Revised coding guidelines for surgical dressings
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 19:490-1. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Voicing opinions on local coverage determinations: part II
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates Inc, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 19:428-30. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Voicing opinions on local coverage determinations: part I
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 19:374-8. 2006
  16. ncbi request reprint Mid-year update: Medicare physician fee schedule and average sales prices for wound care products and services
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 19:308-9. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint New 2006 physical therapy cap and exception process
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 19:251-4. 2006
  18. ncbi request reprint National Provider Identifier: should wound care specialists apply?
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 19:192-3. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint Medicare payment for administered and discarded biological products
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:584-5. 2007
  20. ncbi request reprint 2008 Office of Inspector General's work plan: a "heads-up" for wound care providers
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:650-1. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Copayment collection is not an option!
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates Inc, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 21:23-8. 2008
  22. doi request reprint Who's minding the charge description master?
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 24:500-2. 2011
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  23. doi request reprint How does a skilled nursing facility get reimbursed by Medicare? Interview by Kathleen D. Schaum
    Bobby Hurt
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 24:394-402. 2011
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  24. doi request reprint Facts you should know about ordering/referring providers for Medicare Part B items and services
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 23:348-51. 2010
    ..cms.gov/MLNMattersArticles/downloads/SE1011.pdf...
  25. doi request reprint Medicare clarified support surface policies and coverage requirements
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 23:300-4. 2010
    ..Providers should take time to review the pressure-reducing support documents and immediately refine their support surface ordering and documentation...
  26. doi request reprint The ABCs of ABNs
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 23:110-4. 2010
    ..Do not issue CMS-R-131 ABNs to every Medicare beneficiary for every item or service provided. Remember, every Medicare beneficiary visit and every service does not warrant an ABN...
  27. doi request reprint New acute care inpatient hospital payment system affects wound care
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 21:458-60. 2008
  28. doi request reprint New/revised wound care ICD-9-CM codes will be implemented
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 21:413-5. 2008
  29. ncbi request reprint Are you ready for a Medicare audit?
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 21:358-62. 2008
  30. ncbi request reprint Should it be coded as a dressing or as a dermal/epidermal (substitute) tissue?
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 21:317-21. 2008
  31. doi request reprint Physicians must use correct place-of-service codes
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 21:260-3. 2008
  32. doi request reprint 2008 wound-related coding changes
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 21:114, 116. 2008
  33. doi request reprint 2008 significant changes for hospital-owned outpatient wound care departments
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 21:70-1. 2008
  34. ncbi request reprint New 2006 wound care-related HCPCS codes
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 19:127-9. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint Update on skin replacement and skin substitute application codes
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 19:86-90. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint Pressure-reducing support surfaces
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:36, 96. 2005
  37. ncbi request reprint Payers regulate code selection for wound care procedures
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates Inc, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 17:458-60. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint Surgical dressings: base purchases on outcomes, not on payment
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 17:166, 168. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint ICD-9-CM coding changes impact wound care practices
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 17:333-4. 2004
  40. ncbi request reprint Decision on national coverage of electromagnetic therapy for wounds
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 17:316-7. 2004
  41. ncbi request reprint 2004 Medicare legislation and regulations impact wound management
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates Inc, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 17:113-4. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint The never-ending saga: Changes to wound care payment systems
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 17:256-8. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Will Medicare pay for concurrent hospital-owned outpatient wound department visits and procedures?
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates Inc, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 17:91-2. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint 2004 Medicare changes impact hospital-owned outpatient wound departments
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 17:40-1. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis=medical necessity=payment
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 16:295-8. 2003
  46. ncbi request reprint Hyperbaric oxygen therapy 2003 Medicare coverage decision
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 16:244. 2003
  47. ncbi request reprint New year payment system changes for hospital-owned outpatient wound departments
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 18:24-7. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint Copayments impact hospital-owned outpatient wound departments
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 17:444-7. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint Medicare payment system for surgical dressings containing silver
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 52:30-3. 2006
  50. ncbi request reprint 2006 Medicare funding assigned for wound care services
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 19:26-7. 2006
  51. ncbi request reprint Medicare payment system for wound care dressings
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:18. 2005
  52. ncbi request reprint CERT program reviews Medicare contractors and providers
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates Inc, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 18:304-6. 2005
  53. ncbi request reprint Medicare payment system for wound care drugs
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Fla, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:20. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Unna boots versus multilayered, sustained, graduated high compression bandage systems
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Fla, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:28, 30. 2005
  55. ncbi request reprint Negative pressure wound therapy pumps and ostomy supplies
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:20, 22. 2005
  56. ncbi request reprint Answering NPs' questions about billing "incident-to" services
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 18:190-1. 2005
  57. ncbi request reprint Helpful hints for hyperbaric oxygen and drugs/biologicals reimbursement
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 18:134-5. 2005
  58. ncbi request reprint 2005 HCPCS changes impact wound care
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 18:76-8. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Medicare payment issues for physicians specializing in skin and wound management
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Strategic Business Development, Wound Care Strategies, Inc, Harrisburg, PA, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 16:40-4. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint Ostomy Medicare policy 2003
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Payment Strategies and Business Design for Wound Care Strategies, Inc, Harrisburg, PA, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 16:153-6. 2003
  61. ncbi request reprint Documentation of wound exudate amount leads to dressing reimbursement after discharge
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Strategic Business Development for Wound Care Strategies, Inc, 6491 Rock Creek Drive, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 20:399. 2002
  62. ncbi request reprint Ostomy Medicare policy update
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Strategic Business Development for Wound Care Strategies, Inc, Harrisburg, PA, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 15:230-2. 2002
  63. doi request reprint 2011 Medicare payment changes part 1: physicians who perform wound care services and procedures
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 24:157-9. 2011
    ..Physicians should ensure that they have updated their charge sheets, charges, coding, and billing systems to align with all the 2011 coding and Medicare payment system changes...
  64. ncbi request reprint Medicare part B changes affect wound care planning for 2002
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Strategic Business Development, Wound Care Strategies, Inc, Lake Worth, FL 33467, USA
    Home Healthc Nurse 20:270-2. 2002
  65. doi request reprint Consider the OIG Work Plan in your 2012 internal audit schedules
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, Florida, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 24:546-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, the OIG Hotline accepts tips from all sources. To provide a tip to the OIG Hotline, see Table 1 for contact information...
  66. ncbi request reprint 2003 Surgical Dressing Medicare Policy update
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Payment Strategies and Business Design for Wound Care Strategies, Inc, Harrisburg, PA, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 16:203-6. 2003
  67. ncbi request reprint Purchasing responsibilities for surgical dressings
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 18:410, 412. 2005
  68. ncbi request reprint The Office of Inspector General cites wound care industry
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Kathleen D Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:479-84. 2007
  69. ncbi request reprint Hospital-owned Outpatient Department Prospective Payment System Final Rule
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Wound Care Strategies, Inc, Harrisburg, PA, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 15:183. 2002
  70. ncbi request reprint New and revised overweight and obesity ICD-9 codes
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Schaum and Associates, Inc, Lake Worth, FL, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 52:63-4. 2006
  71. ncbi request reprint Medicare Part B negative pressure wound therapy pump policy. A partner for Medicare Part A PPS
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Home Healthc Nurse 20:57-8. 2002
  72. ncbi request reprint Medicare documentation guidelines for wound care nurses
    Kathleen D Schaum
    Strategic Business Development, Wound Care Strategies, Inc, Harrisburg, PA, USA kdschaum woundcarestrategies com
    Adv Skin Wound Care 15:142-3. 2002