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Rural Swing Bed 

The rural hospital swing bed program offers Long Term Care (LTC) services in areas where there is a shortage of Nursing Facility Level B (NF-B) beds. The Rural Swing Bed rates are billed with accommodation codes 04 (Regular Services) and 05 (Leave of Absence/bedhold). 

 
DP/NF-B services provided to patients in swing beds will be reimbursed pursuant to CCR, Title 22, Section 51511 (a) (3). 
 

2016.17 Rates 

  • $345.40, effective 8/1/16 - Hospitals with a DP/NF-B located in designated rural/frontier areas are exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.
 
  • $310.14, effective 8/1/16 - Hospitals without a DP/NF-B are not exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.

2015.16 Rates

  • $368.30, effective 8/1/15 - Hospitals with a DP/NF-B located in designated rural/frontier areas are exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.
 
  • $310.40, effective 8/1/15 - Hospitals without a DP/NF-B are not exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.

2014.15 Rates

  • $359.74, effective 8/1/14 - Hospitals with a DP/NF-B located in designated rural/frontier areas are exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.
 
  • $307.11, effective 8/1/14 - Hospitals without a DP/NF-B are not exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.

2013.14 Rates 

  • $307.01, effective 8/1/13 - DP/NF-Bs are subject to AB 97 rate freeze at the reimbursement rates established in 2008-09 rate.
 
  • $347.87, effective 9/1/13 - DP/NF-Bs located in designated rural/frontier areas are exempt from the AB 97 rate freeze.

2012.13 Rates

  • 2012-13 rate: $306.37

2011.12 Rates

  • 2011-12 rate: $307.25

2010.11 Rates

  • 2010.11 rate: $305.15

2009.10 Rates

  • 2009-10 rate: $305.15

2008.09 Rates

  • 2008.09 rate: $305.15

 

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Last modified on: 10/11/2016 9:01 AM