Cfr section descriptions: requirements for long term care facilities brief description of document(s) the provisions of this part contain the requirements that an institution must meet in order to qualify to participate as a snf in the medicare program, and as a nursing facility in the medicaid program.
What is a transitional care hospital when you leave a traditional hospital, you may need continued care to recover completely our hospitals, certified as long-term acute care hospitals, offer the same in-depth care you would receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but for an extended recovery period.
Most patients who need to be in intensive care for an extended time are often transferred to a long-term care hospital to continue that care use this website to find and compare long-term care hospitals based on infection rates and more.
This applies whether you're in an acute care hospital or a long-term care hospital (ltch) ask questions so you understand why your doctor is recommending certain services and whether medicare will pay for them related resources find hospitals find long-term care hospitals steps to choosing a hospital checklist [pdf, 251kb.
Overview page for the long term care hospital pps.
Overview page for the long term care hospital pps (bipa) (pub l 106-554) provide for payment for both the operating and capital-related costs of hospital inpatient stays in long-term care hospitals (ltchs) under medicare part a based on prospectively set rates in the downloads section to some helpful informational materials on the.