Mental Health Facilities inpatient
Covers mental health care services you get in a hospital that require you to be admitted as an inpatient. You can get these services either in a general hospital or a psychiatric hospital that only cares for people with mental health conditions.
If you're in a psychiatric hospital (instead of a general hospital), Part A only pays for up to 190 days of inpatient psychiatric hospital services during your lifetime.
Medicare doesn't cover:
- Private duty nursing
- A phone or television in your room
- Personal items, like toothpaste, socks, or razors
- A private room, unless
All people with Part A are covered.
Your costs in Original Medicare
- $1, 288 for each .
- Days 1–60: $0 per day of each benefit period.
- Days 61–90: $322 coinsurance per day of each benefit period.
- Days 91 and beyond: $644 coinsurance per each "lifetime reserve day" after day 90 for each benefit period (up to 60 days over your lifetime).
- Beyond : all costs.
- 20% of the for mental health services you get from doctors and other providers while you're a hospital inpatient.
There's no limit to the number of benefit periods you can have when you get mental health care in a general hospital. You can also have multiple benefit periods when you get care in a psychiatric hospital. Remember, there's a lifetime limit of 190 days.
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