TITLE

Bipartisanship does exist

AUTHOR(S)
Chernow, David
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;11/21/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 47, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Roberts-Nelson bill on long-term acute-care (LTAC) accessibility in the U.S. It is said that the Democrats and Republicans are at a consensus on the issue of determining which patients are appropriate for treatment in LTAC hospitals. The bipartisan bill has been introduced by senators Pat Roberts, a Republican, and Bill Nelson, a Democrat. It notes that the bill defines the facilities that can serve as LTAC hospitals, adding that the bill can lead to Medicare savings.
ACCESSION #
67669219

 

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