The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) process changes for inpatient covered days at Long Term Care Hospitals (LTCHs). Contractors must assess a beneficiary liability for subclause II LTCHs consistent with the beneficiary liability determination for hospitals paid based on reasonable cost, and update provider files.
Subject: Change to Beneficiary Liability and Cost Report Days for Subclause (II) Long Term Care Hospitals (LTCHs)
Title: Change Request 9912
Release Date: Feb. 3, 2017
Effective Date: Jan. 1, 2017
Implementation Date: July 3, 2017
Special Notes: N/A