Extended Care Center

Medicare Regulations

(Regulations for patients with
Medicare HMO coverage may differ.)

Patients must:

  • Have been in the hospital for at least three nights and be admitted to ECC for the same condition for which they were treated in the hospital.
  • Generally be admitted to ECC within 30 days of discharge from the hospital.

WK Extended Care Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, handicap, or age in access to, treatment or employment in its programs or activities. The Director of Human Resources has been designated to coordinate efforts to comply with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and its implementing regulation, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.