Medical Necessity for Inpatient Rehabilitation Admission
Issue: Inpatient Rehabilitation Admission
Solution: Be sure your inpatient rehabilitation admission is reasonable and necessary. Verify and document that the patient requires, can tolerate, and can significantly benefit from an intensive rehabilitation therapy program delivered in a hospital inpatient setting. Please refer to the "Medicare Benefit Policy Manual" (IOM 100-02), Chapter 1, Section 110 (PDF), for more information.