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Unformatted text preview: 1 PRACTICE WORK BENEFIT PERIODS 20 points 1. Juan Gomez is 75 years old and is a Medicare Part A beneficiary. Based upon the following information, how much money did he pay out-of-pocket during the calendar year for inpatient hospital care: ADMIT DATE DISCH DATE OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSE 01-10 01-12 03-15 03-31 07-05 11-01 12-03 12-09 A. How many benefit periods were initiated in the year? B. How many reserve days were used, if any? C. How many times did he have to pay a deductible? D. How many reserve days does he have left? 2. A Medicare beneficiary was admitted for the first time on March 3 and discharged on March 31. He was admitted again on May 11 and discharged on June 25. The third admission for this patient was from September 26 until September 27 (when he died). Calculate the out-of-pocket expenses (patients financial liability) for each died)....
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course HCA 580 taught by Professor Hazelwood during the Spring '11 term at University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
- Spring '11