Is There Anything We Can Do if a Hospital Wants to Discharge My Father to a Nursing Home Instead of to an Inpatient Rehab Facility?
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The hospitalizations may have extended your father’s skilled nursing facility (SNF) coverage by a few days because the time he spent in the hospital should not count towards the 100 days. However, he will not receive a new 100-day allotment until he has been out of the hospital and the SNF for at least 60 days. For more information on Medicare's nursing home coverage, go here: https://www.elderlawanswers.com/medicares-limited-nursing-home-coverage-12131.