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Study: Inpatient rehab shows no advantage over at-home therapy

Study: Inpatient rehab shows no advantage over at-home therapy

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Inpatient rehabilitation following knee replacement surgery provides no advantage over at-home therapy in terms of mobility, recovery and pain management, according to new study findings. Researchers also reported finding little difference in two-year outcomes among patients who were sent to a nursing home or a standard inpatient rehab center.

Provider groups lobby for Medicare observation stay fix

Long-term care provider groups said at a congressional briefing Thursday that they want a Medicare policy on observation stays in hospitals to be changed.