HI 00601.110 Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital Services—Lifetime Limitation

Payment may not be made for more than a total of 190 days of inpatient psychiatric hospital services during the patient's lifetime. The limitation applies only to services furnished in a psychiatric hospital. The period spent in a psychiatric hospital prior to entitlement does not count against the patient's lifetime limitation, even though preentitlement days may have been counted against the 150 days of eligibility in the first benefit period.


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HI 00601.110 - Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital Services--Lifetime Limitation - 09/15/1989
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:09/15/1989