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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Skilled nursing facility services (2)

Skilled nursing facility services (2)

March 1, 2002

If the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services refines the classification system for care in skilled nursing facilities, the temporary payment increase, previously implemented to allow time for refinement, will end. The Congress should retain this money in the base payment rate for skilled nursing facilities.

Topics: Post-acute care.