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Additional Guidance Regarding Submission of Health Insurance Prospective Payment System (HIPPS) Codes to Encounter Data System

Guidance for the requirement for SNF encounters when no Admission assessment was completed during the Medicare Advantage (MA)-covered stay.

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Final

Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: December 04, 2014

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