Medicare Program: CY 2022 Inpatient Hospital Deductible and Hospital and Extended Care Services Coinsurance Amounts

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

This annual notice was filed at 5pm ET on Friday, November 12, 2021.  It is scheduled for publication in the Federal Register on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.

“This notice announces the inpatient hospital deductible and the hospital and extended care services coinsurance amounts for services furnished in calendar year (CY) 2022 under Medicare’s Hospital Insurance Program (Medicare Part A). The Medicare statute specifies the formulae used to determine these amounts. For CY 2022, the inpatient hospital deductible will be $1,556. The daily coinsurance amounts for CY 2022 will be: $389 for the 61st through 90th day of hospitalization in a benefit period; $778 for lifetime reserve days; and $194.50 for the 21st through 100th day of extended care services in a skilled nursing facility in a benefit period.

The deductible and coinsurance amounts announced in this notice are effective on January 1, 2022.”