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Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Primer [electronic resource] : Benefit Basics and Issues.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2013.
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Government document
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1 online resource (1 online resource (19 p), digital, PDF file)
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Subjects:
Health facilities.
Hospitals.
Medical economics.
Medicare.
Summary:
This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 12-R4-2401 in the 2012 issue.
Describes Medicare skilled nursing facility (SNF), which provides limited coverage for select post-acute skilled nursing care and/or skilled rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational, and speech and language therapies. Covers SNF benefits and eligibility, services, providers, and Medicare prospective reimbursement system for SNF services. Examines recent issues, and summarizes Congressional and other proposals designed to slow growth of Medicare SNF expenditures.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Primer
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