The Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that until a patient is formally admitted to a hospital as an inpatient, the clock does not begin to run on Medicare’s three-day hospital stay requirement to qualify for skilled nursing facility coverage. estate-of-landers-v-leavitt (2nd Cir., No. 06-4921-cv, Oct. 1, 2008).   Marion Landers, along with several other.. read more →