Section 245 of Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012 directs the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to seek from the secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services an exemption or waiver from the Medicare requirement set forth in 42 U.S.C. §1395x(i) that an admission to a skilled nursing facility be preceded by a 3-day hospital stay.


This information is provided by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services.