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Paying for Nursing Care in Hospitals

Welton, John PhD, RN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
DEPARTMENT: POLICY & Politics
Abstract

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

Author Information

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.