Sections 45 and 67: Hospital Services and Nursing Facilities

July 1, 2013

There will be new limits to therapeutic leave and hospital bed hold days. Therapeutic leave days have been increased from one (1) to twenty (20) days per year. Hospital bed hold days have been increased from four (4) per year to seven (7) days per hospital visit. This change will be effective retroactive to April 1, 2013, upon approval by CMS.