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

Skilled nursing facility services (3)

March 1, 2006

To improve quality measurement, the Secretary should:
* Collect information on activities of daily living at admission and at discharge;
* Develop and use more quality indicators, including process measures, specific to short-stay patients in skilled nursing facilities; and
* Put a high priority on developing appropriate quality measures for pay for performance.

Topics: Post-acute care and Quality.