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Medicare Benefit Policy Manual Chapter 2 - Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital Services

Guidance for: This document contains chapter 2 of the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual which pertains to inpatient psychiatric hospital services. This document contains information including requirements for admissions, medical records, treatment plans, discharge planning, and personnel.

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

Issue Date: December 14, 2018

DISCLAIMER: The contents of this database lack the force and effect of law, except as authorized by law (including Medicare Advantage Rate Announcements and Advance Notices) or as specifically incorporated into a contract. The Department may not cite, use, or rely on any guidance that is not posted on the guidance repository, except to establish historical facts.