Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Claire Miley provided insight for an article outlining the proposed changes to the Two-Midnight Rule that was first introduced by CMS in 2013. These changes have since been finalized as proposed by CMS. According to Claire, "'[t]he main thrust of the proposed changes is that CMS would provide additional flexibility as a standard for when hospital admissions can be appropriately considered an inpatient admission. CMS has said that they're keeping Two-Midnight but want to provide greater exceptions to accommodate the clinical judgment of physicians.'"
The full article, "The Changing Face of Regulatory Compliance," was published by Nashville Medical News on November 7, 2015.