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Monthly Archives: February 2022

Medicare Beneficiaries Win Right to Appeal “Observation Status” Reclassifications

Last month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld a ruling that Medicare must provide recourse—appeal rights—to beneficiaries who are admitted to the hospital as “inpatients” and subsequently reclassified as “outpatients” receiving “observation services.” This decision will help people with Medicare pursue coverage for vital post-hospital nursing […]

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