FI - Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Inpatient - Medicare Part A - Payment Policy for Indian Health Services (Rev. 1040, 09-11-06)

by  Jared Staheli
June 25th, 2015

The IHS CAHs are paid 101 percent of the all inclusive facility specific per diem rate established on a yearly basis from the most recently filed cost report information for covered inpatient services (on and after January 1, 2004). An average of 96 hours of acute inpatient care in a CAH shall be paid by Medicare Part A.

See Chapter 3, §30.1.1.1 of Pub. 100-04, Medicare Claims Processing Manual, for more information on the payment of inpatient CAH claims.

References:

FI - Critical Access Hospital (CAH) Inpatient - Medicare Part A - Payment Policy for Indian Health Services (Rev. 1040, 09-11-06). (2015, June 25). Find-A-Code Articles. Retrieved from https://www.findacode.com/articles/fi-critical-access-hospital-cah-inpatient-medicare-part-a-payment-policy-for-indian-health-services-rev-1040-09-11-06-26851.html

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