Update: Grace Period on “Two-Midnight” Rule Extended

CMS has extended the grace period on the two midnight rule (see here to read about the rule).  RACs will be able to “scrutinize claims” starting in April, giving hospitals a three month extension of the grace period.  After April 1, there will be RAC reviews for all submitted hospital claims that don’t break the two-midnight threshold.  Any claims that do break the threshold will be considered medically necessary and will not be reviewed.

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