The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requests Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) review updates to the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, chapter 1, sections 10 and 10.2 regarding Medicare hospital inpatient admission and medical review guidelines for Long Term Care Hospitals (LTCH).
Subject: Clarification of Admission Order and Medical Review Requirements
Release Date: March 10, 2017
Effective Date: January 1, 2016
Implementation Date: June 12, 2017
Special Notes: N/A