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- Main Title Recent Developments in Medicare Affecting Long-Term Care Hospitals
Author: Tilson, SibylCreator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Specialist in Social Legislation; Domestic Social Policy Division
Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
- Creation: 2006-03-14
- Content Description: Medicare pays about $36 billion annually for post-acute care in four separate settings: long-term care hospitals (LTCHs), inpatient rehabilitation settings (IRFs), skilled nursing facilities (SNFs), and in the home. This report provides background information on several operational issues affecting LTCHs that are currently attracting attention from Congress, specifically efforts to develop a patient assessment tool, to develop qualification criteria that should be imposed on LTCHs, and to change Medicare’s LTCH payment methods.
- Physical Description: 6 Pages.
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Health policy
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Long-term care
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Long-term care facilities
- Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Medicare
- Place Name: United States
Name: Congressional Research Service ReportsCode: CRSR
Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents DepartmentCode: UNTGD
- Rights License: pd
- CRS Report Number: RS22399
- Accession or Local Control No: RS22399_2006Mar14
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc822533