Find programs and resources in your area to support healthy aging with a disability

deems an individual receiving outpatient observation services in a hospital as an inpatient for purposes of satisfying the 3-day requirement with respect to Medicare coverage of skilled nursing facilities

  • Healthcare

Bill Number: H.R. 1682

Chamber: House

Sponsor: Rep. Courtney (D-CT)

Date of Introduction: 03/12/2019

Status: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health on 3-12-19

Relevance to Disabled Population: resolves the "observation days" issue by actually having beneficiaries to be hospitalized for medically necessary inpatient hospital care for at least three consecutive days before covering post-hospital care in a skilled nursing facility

Notes: 116th Congress