Medicare Payment Basics: Skilled Nursing Facility Services Payment System
Overview of Medicare payments for skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. Describes what constitutes a skilled nursing facility and how small, rural hospitals and critical access hospitals may be used to provide these services with CMS approval. Compares Medicare daily base rates for urban and rural skilled nursing facilities.
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
Legislation and regulations · Medicare · Post-acute care · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural-urban differences · Swing bed services