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Reminder to Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities (IPFs) to use Source of Admission Code D for Patient Transfers within the Same Facility

IPFs submitting claims involving inpatient transfers within the same facility to Medicare Fiscal Intermediaries (FIs) or Part A/B Medicare Administrative Contractors (A/B MACs) are affected.

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

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