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January 21, 2014

"Manual Updates to Clarify Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF), Home Health (HH), and Outpatient (OPT) Coverage Pursuant to Jimmo vs. Sebelius" MLN Matters® Article — Released

MLN Matters® Article #MM8458External PDF, "Manual Updates to Clarify Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF), Home Health (HH), and Outpatient (OPT) Coverage Pursuant to Jimmo vs. Sebelius" has been released and is now available in downloadable format. The article was prepared and is being distributed as a result of the settlement agreement in the case of Jimmo v. Sebelius. This article is designed to provide education on the updated portions of the "Medicare Benefit Policy Manual" (MBPM). It includes clarification on the coverage requirements of skilled nursing and skilled therapy services to Medicare beneficiaries.


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