On November 1, 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued additional guidance regarding the two-midnight inpatient hospital medical review and admission criteria. In addition, CMS issued 2 documents setting forth more details on the “probe and educate” audits that will be conducted by Medicare Administrative Contractors. To read the additional guidance and access the 2 documents, click HERE and to access CMS FAQs on the 2-midnight policy, click HERE.
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