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In the wake of OIG report, case managers should verify that patients meet the SNF three-day stay requirement

Are you double-checking that your patients being discharged to skilled nursing facilities (SNF) meet the three-day inpatient stay requirement? You might want to take a closer look if you aren’t, in light of a February report from the Office of Inspector General that found CMS paid out potentially millions of dollars for beneficiary stays that didn’t qualify under the rule.

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