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e-CFR Data is current as of December 17, 2014

Title 42Chapter IVSubchapter BPart 409Subpart C → §409.21


Title 42: Public Health
PART 409—HOSPITAL INSURANCE BENEFITS
Subpart C—Posthospital SNF Care


§409.21   Nursing care.

(a) Basic rule. Medicare pays for nursing care as posthospital SNF care when provided by or under the supervision of a registered professional nurse.

(b) Exception. Medicare does not pay for the services of a private duty nurse or attendant. An individual is not considered to be a private duty nurse or attendant if he or she is an SNF employee at the time the services are furnished.

[63 FR 26306, May 12, 1998]



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