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MLN Product (New); Title: Rural Emergency Hospitals

This new Product comprises Subregulatory Guidance for a new Medicare Part A provider type, Rural Emergency Hospitals (REHs), and its content is based on publically available content within at CMS policy or operation subject matter experts also reviewed/cleared this product. This product educates on how to become an REH provider, REH billing, payments and reporting quality data. Starting January 1, 2023, Medicare will pay for Medicare-enrolled Rural Emergency Hospitals (REHs) to deliver emergency hospital, observation, and other services to Medicare patients on an outpatient basis.

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

Issue Date: December 15, 2022

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.