Lifetime reserve days

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Lifetime reserve days are additional days that the United States health care system Medicare Part A will pay for when a beneficiary is in a hospital for more than 90 days during a benefit period.[1] Beneficiaries are limited to a total of 60 reserve days over the course of their life.[2]


  1. ^ "Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Medicare General Information, Eligibility and Entitlement Manual, CMS Pub. 100-01, Chap. 1, Sect. 10.1 (Rev. 94, Oct. 16, 2015)" (PDF). Retrieved 26 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, CMS Pub. 100-02, Chap 5, Sec. 10 (Rev. 1, Oct. 1, 2003)" (PDF). Retrieved 26 May 2016.