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) (4).  

2019-20 Temporary COVID-19 Emergency Increased Rates

  • $480.33, effective 3/1/2020 - Hospitals with a DP/NF-B located in designated rural/frontier areas are exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.
  • $343.28, effective 3/1/2020 - Hospitals without a DP/NF-B are not exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.

2019-20 Rates

  • $436.64, effective 8/1/19 - Hospitals with a DP/NF-B located in designated rural/frontier areas are exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.

  • $312.07, effective 8/1/19 - Hospitals without a DP/NF-B are not exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.

2018-19 Rates

  • $410.32, effective 8/1/18 - Hospitals with a DP/NF-B located in designated rural/frontier areas are exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.

  • $311.34, effective 8/1/18 - Hospitals without a DP/NF-B are not exempt from AB 97 rate freeze.

2017-18 Rates    

  • $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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