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Effect of Swing Bed Use on Medicare Average Daily Cost and Reimbursement in Critical Access Hospitals

Description
Estimates the average net cost to Medicare of a skilled nursing facility swing day by simulating the elimination of all Medicare skilled nursing facility swing bed days in Critical Access Hospitals in 2009.
Author(s)
Kristin L. Reiter, George M. Holmes, George H. Pink, Victoria A. Freeman
Date
12/2011
Type
Document
Organization
North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
Tagged as
Critical Access Hospitals · Medicare · Reimbursement and payment models · Statistics and data · Swing bed services