HealthCare News

Outpatient Care – Missed days

Issue: #408 MAY2019

Topic: Education

Outpatient services authorized within a specified time frame (i.e. January 1 – January 10) are authorized during that time period only. Unused days due to weather, closure or sickness will not be extended past the approved date frame. Concurrent requests for
additional days will be reviewed for medical necessity and appropriateness.