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

Skilled nursing facility services (2)

March 15, 2012

The Congress should direct the Secretary to reduce payments to skilled nursing facilities with relatively high risk-adjusted rates of rehospitalization during Medicare-covered stays and be expanded to include a time period after discharge from the facility.

Appeared in: March 2012 - Chapter 7

Topics: Post-acute care.