FI - Swing-bed for Indian Health Services (Rev. 1040, 09-11-06)

by  Jared Staheli
June 25th, 2015

Under §1880 of the Act, Medicare Part A provides payment for hospitalization and post hospitalization extended care in SNFs, including swing-bed SNFs.

A beneficiary is entitled to 100 days of skilled nursing care in a SNF or the swing-bed unit of an acute care hospital or CAH during each benefit period. The first 20 days are covered in full, and the remaining days are subject to Medicare Part A SNF coinsurance, but is waived by the IHS.

For more information on swing-bed services see Chapter 8, in Pub. 100-02, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual.

References:

FI - Swing-bed for Indian Health Services (Rev. 1040, 09-11-06). (2015, June 25). Find-A-Code Articles. Retrieved from https://www.findacode.com/articles/fi-swing-bed-for-indian-health-services-rev-1040-09-11-06-26842.html

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