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Paying for Nursing Care in Hospitals

Welton, John PhD, RN

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: November 2006 - Volume 106 - Issue 11 - p 67–69
DEPARTMENT: POLICY & Politics

Recent changes to Medicare's prospective payment system must more accurately represent nursing care. Here's one proposed solution.

John Welton is an assistant professor at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Nursing, Charleston, SC.

Contact author: weltonj@musc.edu. Judith K. Leavitt, MEd, RN, FAAN, coordinates Policy and Politics: judleavitt@aol.com.

© 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.