Hospital Observation and Medicare | Inpatient vs. Outpatient

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Did you know that under Medicare, it’s possible to spend the night in the hospital but still be considered to be receiving only outpatient care?

That’s right – your doctor could admit you as either hospital observation status or inpatient care status, and that status can affect how Medicare pays your claims and whether you are eligible for follow-up care in a skilled nursing facility.

Hi there! I’m Danielle Kunkle Roberts, co-founder and Medicare Expert at Boomer Benefits. Today, I’ll discuss what you should know about your Medicare benefits and hospital observation.

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