Use and cost of skilled nursing facility services under Medicare, 1987.
Latta, Viola B
Date of Pub
Keene, Roger E
The data in this article are focused on the use, covered charges, and Medicare program payments for skilled nursing services
during calendar year 1987. Data for the period 1971-87 are included to show trends in the use and cost of skilled nursing
facility services under the Medicare program. The impact of the Medicare prospective payment system on skilled nursing facility
use is also discussed.
Data Collection : Medicare/utilization : Skilled Nursing Facilities/economics/utilization : Statistics : United States