[Insert contact information here]
[Note: The name, address and telephone number of the hospital or Medicare health plan that delivers the notice must appear above the title of the form. The entity’s registered logo is not required, but may be used.]
Detailed Notice of Discharge
Patient name: ________________________________________
Patient number: ______________________________________
This notice gives a detailed explanation of why your hospital or Medicare health plan has determined Medicare coverage for your hospital stay should end. This notice is not the decision on your appeal. The decision on your appeal will come from your Quality Improvement Organization (QIO).
We have reviewed your case and decided that Medicare coverage of your hospital stay should end.
The facts used to make this decision: ______________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________
Detailed explanation of why your hospital stay is no longer covered, and the specific Medicare coverage rules and policy used to make this decision: __________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________
Plan policy, provision, or rationale used in making the decision (health plans only): ___________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________
If you would like a copy of the policy or coverage guidelines used to make this decision, or a copy of the documents sent to the QIO, please call us at:
[insert hospital/Medicare health plan name and toll-free telephone number]
According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. The valid OMB control number for this information collection is 0938-0692. The time required to complete this information collection is estimated to average 15 minutes per response, including the time to review instructions, search existing data resources, gather the data needed, and complete and review the information collection. If you have comments concerning the accuracy of the time estimate(s) or suggestions for improving this form, please write to: CMS, 7500 Security Boulevard, Attn: PRA Reports Clearance Officer, Mail Stop C4-26-05, Baltimore, Maryland 21244-1850.
Form CMS 10066-DND (Exp. 12/31/2022)
OMB approval 0938-1019
[Note: The original form can be found at https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-General-Information/BNI/HospitalDischargeAppealNotices.]