(a)(1) of this section is made by an attending provider, in consultation with the mother, the requirements of paragraph (a)(1) of this section do not apply for any period after the
discharge. (ii) Discharge of newborn.
If a decision to discharge a
newborn child earlier than the period specified in paragraph (a)(1) of this section is made by an attending provider, in consultation with the mother (or the newborn’s authorized representative), the requirements of paragraph (a)(1) of this section do not apply for any period after the discharge.
Attending provider defined.
For purposes of this
under applicable State law to provide maternity or pediatric and who is directly responsible for providing maternity or pediatric care to a mother or newborn child.
(iv) Example. illustrated by the
The rules of this following example:
covered under a
offered by an
subject to the
goes into labor and is admitted to
She gives birth
attending provider for the attending provider
mother consults with the newborn consults
the mother, and with the mother
regarding the newborn. early discharge of both
attending providers authorize
discharged approximately 72 hours after pays for the 72-hour hospital stays.
the are issuer
In this Example, the requirements of this paragraph
(a) have been satisfied with respect to the mother and the
If either is readmitted,
the hospital section.
(1) With respect to mothers