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).
· $399.54, effective 8/1/17 - Hospitals with a DP/NF-B located in designated rural/frontier areas are exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.
· $310.76, effective 8/1/17 - Hospitals without a DP/NF-B are not exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.
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12/4/2017 3:19 PM