Medicare and/or Commerical Enrollees

Three (3) consecutive day stay in an acute care hospital within the last 30 days, excluding 23-hour observation stay.

Have skilled needs that are related to the condition which was treated or arose during the qualifying stay.

Physician and staff documentation to support the skilled needs.

Private Insured Enrollees

Precertification from your insurance company to determine eligibility for Swing Bed stay, for a predetermined period.

Medicare beneficiaries are responsible for the co-insurance amount for the 21st through 100th day of skilled nursing service. Supplemental insurance may provide additional coverage.