Medicare’s Rehab Coverage Tied to Patient Being Classified Inpatient

Dot the i’s and cross the t’s. AARP Senior Writer Dena Bunis, warns that patients not officially admitted to an acute care facility can pay thousands of dollars for aftercare rehab costs.  If this happens Medicare may classify the patient’s stay as “observational status,” meaning the patient is considered an outpatient and may be responsible for […]

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