Suboccipital Craniectomy W/Decompression of Medulla & Spine
Suboccipital craniectomy is a surgical procedure performed at the base of the brain in which a portion of the skull is removed to access the surgical objective. Duraplasty is a repair or expansion of dura (the outer covering of the brain) when it has been cut open during surgery. It is often closed with another compatible soft tissue material taken from another part of the body.
The Bundled Rate plus Outlier Per Diems includes:
1. Those comprehensive facility services, supplies, and equipment necessary to perform the Bundled Procedure and rendered by PROVIDER 2. Those professional services necessary to perform the Bundled Procedure and rendered by a Physician 3. The treatment of any complication or concurrent related illness associated with or resulting from the performance of the Bundled Procedure The Bundled Rate Period covers the 1 day(s) prior to the procedure for the scheduled Accarent Procedure and up to 4 inpatient days in the hospital. Should the length of stay exceed 4 inpatient days, then per diem outlier payments will be applicable for each subsequent inpatient day. Covered outpatient follow-up services related to the bundled procedure beginning on the day of discharge through 30 calendar days are included in the bundled price.
ONCOLOGY SERVICES, INCLUDING CHEMOTHERAPY AND RADIATION
Candidacy for the bundled procedure will be determined by the Provider.