An interrupted stay occurs when a patient is discharged from a long-term acute care hospital (LTAC) for treatment and services that are not available in the LTAC and after a specific number of days away from the LTAC, is readmitted to the same LTAC for further medical treatment.
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From the Important Message from Medicare to the discharge instructions, case managers juggle a myriad of forms throughout a patient stay. CMS added another form to the list when it implemented the face-to-face encounter requirement for home health referrals.