2 Midnight Rule Macro Update

There are updates to the 2 midnight macros for documentation. All future macros will begin with a period (.). This will allow for consistent naming. The previous 2 midnight macro will continue to work as well.


The patient is expected to need 2 midnights of inpatient care for the management of (add diagnosis) that is complicated by (add co-morbidities), and who has a significant risk of (add complications) if not hospitalized.


The patient’s (add S & S or Diagnosis) improved after (add outline of treatment) in less than 2 midnights. Therefore, the patient is being discharged (add date) to (add destination) to follow up with Dr. (add physician) in (add # days) days.

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