Refer to skilled nursing facility

Medicare Pioneer ACO 3-day SNF waiver

Use this form to place eligible Medicare Pioneer ACO patients in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) without a 3-day hospital admission:

Skilled Nursing Facility Admission Orders

This is an exception from regulations that require a 3-day inpatient hospital stay to have a SNF stay covered by Medicare benefits. Patients receive the right level of care for their needs, and total cost of care is reduced for patients and hospitals.