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MLN Matters Article (New) MM13587: Medicare Claims Processing Manual Update: Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility

This new Article comprises Subregulatory Guidance for hospitals and Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs).
• Hospitals may open a new IRF unit at any time during the cost reporting year
• Any IRF unit excluded during a cost reporting year will stay excluded for the rest of the cost reporting year

MLN Matters (MM) Articles are based on information contained within Change Requests (CRs). In this case, this article is based on content within CR13587 that is posted on the CMS website at .

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

Issue Date: April 15, 2024

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