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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Hospital short-stay policy issues (3)

Hospital short-stay policy issues (3)

June 15, 2015

The Congress should revise the skilled nursing facility three-inpatient-day hospital eligibility requirement to allow for up to two outpatient observation days to count toward meeting the criterion.

Appeared in: June 2015 - Chapter 7

Topics: Hospital and Post-acute care.