Question:

For respiratory therapy services, what does “room and board” mean?

Answer:

“Room and board” means the services a hospital facility provides a patient during the patient’s hospital stay. These services include but are not limited to, a routine or special care hospital room and related furnishings, routine supplies, dietary and nursing services, and the use of specific hospital equipment and facilities.

This question was answered in our annual Respiratory Therapy Reimbursement & Compliance Update webcast. For more hot topics relating to respiratory services, please visit our store or call us at 1.800.252.1578, ext. 2.

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