Partial Hospitalization is a short term program for stabilizing mental and behavioral health and used to treat substance use.
In partial hospitalization patient reside in their home, there are no need to admit in hospital. But a team of physician and nurse coordinates with patient in all seven days in a week
Suicidal cases are not covered in the partial hospitalization.
Medical Billing of Partial hospitalization
- Partial hospitalization is paid under OPPS (Outpatient Payment Prospective System) and reimburse by Medicare part B.
- It is not an outpatient setting or same day treatment plan but paid under OPPS.
Benefits of Partial Hospitalization
It is the process in which a long stay in a hospital convert in a isolated community that provide to psychiatric patient less restrictive and comfortable environment and less expensive.
Full Time medical care
A expert medical team is always available to help in any problem may arise in between the treatment plan.
Comfortable and well structured place
Partial hospitalization provide some freedom with a restrictive environment that increase the recovery time of patient.