75% rule has cut inpatient rehab admissions: study

Tightened restrictions in the 75% rule have resulted in 30,000 fewer Medicare patients receiving care in inpatient rehabilitation facilities, according to a report released jointly today by the Federation of American Hospitals

HealthSouth Sees Risk in Returning to 75% Rule

HealthSouth Corp. said President Barack Obama’s deficit-reduction plan, which would reinstate the Medicare compliance threshold for inpatient rehabilitation hospitals to 75%, could lead the company to close a small number of hospitals.