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Advising the Congress on Medicare issues
MedPAC > Recommendations > Skilled nursing facility services (3)

Skilled nursing facility services (3)

March 1, 2002

For fiscal year 2003, the Congress should update payments to skilled nursing facilities as follows. For freestanding facilities, no update is necessary. For hospital-based facilities, update payments by market basket and increase payments by 10 percent until a new classification system is developed.

Topics: Post-acute care.