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CMS updates guidance on three-day stay waiver

Providers must demonstrate that a beneficiary’s skilled nursing care in a facility is “in some way” related to the coronavirus public health crisis in order to qualify for the three-day inpatient qualifying hospital stay waiver benefit, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is emphasizing.

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