Are You a Hospital Inpatient or Outpatient? If You Have Medicare – Ask!

If you need to go to the hospital, is the status of your hospital stay important?  Does it matter whether you are formally “admitted” to the hospital vs. in “observation” status?  You bet it does.  Medicare will not pay for skilled nursing care unless you have been admitted.  The hospital does not always tell you.  Make sure you ask.  Here is a link to a short information piece from the government:  https://www.medicare.gov/Pubs/pdf/11435.pdf

Written by Legacy Planning Law Group

Legacy Planning Law Group is dedicated to working with individuals and families to help protect the assets they have built throughout their life, and make everything simpler for families who have lost a loved one. We help thoughtful people achieve the peace of mind that comes with planning their personal legacy and passing on family harmony.

Written by Legacy Planning Law Group

Legacy Planning Law Group is dedicated to working with individuals and families to help protect the assets they have built throughout their life, and make everything simpler for families who have lost a loved one. We help thoughtful people achieve the peace of mind that comes with planning their personal legacy and passing on family harmony.