Tom Latham

Lawmaker touts legislation fighting 'observation stay' Medicare loophole

Lawmaker touts legislation fighting 'observation stay' Medicare loophole

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Proponents of a bill to cut out the "observation stay" Medicare loophole got a boost from a House of Representatives member Wednesday.

Bill would correct post-hospitalization Medicare loophole

A bipartisan group of House and Senate members have proposed legislation that would ensure that seniors have access to skilled nursing care after being hospitalized for observation.