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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Providers Get Short Reprieve on New CMS Two-Midnight Rule on Hospital Stays

Posted in Hospitals, Medicaid, Regulations

The new CMS “Two-Midnight Rule,” which is intended to provide greater clarity regarding when inpatient hospital admissions are generally appropriate for Medicare Part A payment, goes into effect today. However, in order to address widespread concern among hospitals and doctors about the new rule, CMS officials announced last Thursday that government recovery auditors will delay… Continue Reading