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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Post-acute care providers: Steps toward broad payment reforms

Post-acute care providers: Steps toward broad payment reforms

March 14, 2014

The Congress should direct the Secretary to implement common patient assessment items for use in home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, and long-term care hospitals by 2016.

Topics: Post-acute care.