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CMS Extends Enforcement Moratorium for Two-Midnights Rule

Posted on 8/13/2015 by NTOCC ® in Public Policy Updates

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced that it is extending the enforcement moratorium for part of the “two-midnights” rule until the new proposed rule takes effect on January 1, 2016. As you may recall, the “two midnights” rule states that hospital stays that are shorter than two nights would be classified as outpatient. The “two midnights” has been extremely controversial in the NTOCC community, the health care community at large and on Capitol Hill. It creates confusion for the patient and relies on an arbitrary length of time for a patient’s assessment as opposed to the expertise of the health care provider.

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For patients in transition, Newport Beach offers new type of health care

Posted on 8/5/2015 by NTOCC ® in Partners Council

NTOCC Partners Council member, Global Transitional Care, was recently featured in an OC Register article on care transitions.

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