Does Going into a Hospital from Rehab Restart Medicare's 100-Day Payment Period?

The hospitalizations may have extended your father’s skilled nursing facility (SNF) coverage by a few days because the time he spent in the hospital should not count towards the 100 days. However, he will not receive a new 100-day allotment until he has been out of the hospital and the SNF for at least 60 days. For more information on Medicare's nursing home coverage, go here: