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Two-Midnight Rule Must be Fixed or Replaced, Say Providers
Health Leaders Media

A top policy official at the American Hospital Association says last week’s Two Midnight Rule guidance letter from federal officials provides welcomed clarifications but leaves the policy fundamentally flawed.

“This is guidance that hospitals have been waiting for,” said Priya Bathija, senior associate director of policy at the AHA. “It’s been very hard for hospitals to operationalize Two Midnights without the guidance.”