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Clinical Coverage Guideline: Short Inpatient Hospital Stays

NOTICE of New Health Plan Policies

The purpose of this letter is to inform you that WellCare of Florida is implementing the following policy for its Medicare line of business. 

  • Short Inpatient Hospital-Stay – CP.MP.182

The new policy addresses authorization requests for admissions that are under two days in duration and will take effect in accordance with the terms of our contractual agreement.  You can obtain a complete copy of this policy under the Clinical Guidelines link found on WellCare’s Provider Portal: https://www.wellcare.com/Florida/Providers/Clinical-Guidelines.

Also, as a courtesy reminder, you can access WellCare’s most current Coronavirus COVID-19 information at: www.wellcare.com/en/Florida/COVID-19/Provider.

Please send any questions to your WellCare Provider Relations representative or FL_HospitalPR@wellcare.com.

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