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March 15, 2005
 
 
MEDICAID INFORMATION RELEASE 2005-10
 
 
TO:                 Hospital Administrators
 
FROM:           Leslie M. Clement, Acting Deputy Administrator
 
SUBJECT:     NOTICE OF 2005 MEDICAID RATES FOR SWING-BED DAYS AND ADMINISTRATIVELY NECESSARY DAYS (AND)
 
 
Effective for dates-of-service on or after January 1, 2005, Medicaid will pay the following rates:
 
            Swing-Bed Day                                                $182.01
 
            Administratively Necessary Day (AND)            $147.81
 
If you have already billed for swing-bed days since 01/01/05, please submit corrected claim adjustments to EDS in order to receive reimbursement with the new rate listed above. 
 
If you have any questions concerning the information contained in this release, please contact Sheila Pugatch, Senior Financial Specialist for the Bureau of Medicaid Policy, at (208) 364-1817.
 
Thank you for your continued participation in the Idaho Medicaid Program.
 
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