Medicare Benefit Policy Manual Chapter 8 - Coverage of Extended Care (SNF) Services Under Hospital Insurance
Guidance for this document outlines the requirements that must be met for Medicare to cover skilled nursing facilities stays and services provided to a Medicare beneficiary. This chapter details the 3-day rule and the care that must be provided by a skilled nursing facility in order for the stay to be covered.
Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Issue Date: October 04, 2019
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