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Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility Benefits: They’re limited but can be important to those who qualify.

Weiss, Jennifer; Caruso, Judith T. MSN, MBA, RN; Scala-Foley, MGS, Diane Archer, Marisa A.; Reinhard, Susan C. PhD, RN, FAAN

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: August 2004 - Volume 104 - Issue 8 - p 65-67
DEPARTMENTS: MAKING SENSE of MEDICARE

Jennifer Weiss is a consultant at the Medicare Rights Center, New York City. Judith T. Caruso is a manager with BESLER Consultants in Healthcare Finance and Operations, North Brunswick, NJ. Marisa A. Scala-Foley is associate director of the Access to Benefits Coalition at the National Council on the Aging, Washington, DC. Diane Archer is special counsel at the Medicare Rights Center, New York City. Susan C. Reinhard is codirector of the Center for State Health Policy in the Institute for Health, Healthcare Policy, and Aging Research at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, and is the national program director for State Solutions, a program funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Commonwealth Fund to help states improve enrollment and retention of older adults and people with disabilities in the Medicare savings programs. Making Sense of Medicare is coordinated by Marisa A. Scala-Foley: marisa.scala-foley@ncoa.org.

This series was funded through a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to the Center for Medicare Education (CME). The CME is part of the Institute for the Future of Aging Services at the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.

© 2004 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.