Even if you’ve managed to avoid hospitals for most of your life, as you age chances increase that you’ll require a hospital stay. But there may never be a better time to have surgery, because hospitals are working to be more responsive to patients.
How to Avoid “Observation” StatusTo prevent having to pay for skilled nursing rehabilitation after your hospital stay, AARP and Kaiser Health News recommend taking proactive steps:
Don't Let Your Hospital Bill Cause a Heart Attack was featured in the April 2015 Senior Spirit newsletter.
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