Elimination of Medicare indirect subsidy for private rooms--Health Care Financing Administration. Final rule.

  • Published 1983 in Federal register


This final rule, which implements section 111 of Pub. L. 97-248 (the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982), precludes Medicare from sharing in the added cost of private rooms in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) unless the rooms are used by Medicare patients, and are medically necessary. In accordance with the statute, regulations… (More)