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Introduced in House (06/17/1998)

Skilled Nursing Facility Flexibility Act of 1998 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to change from discretionary to mandatory the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to respond to requests of skilled nursing facilities for private accreditation under the Medicare program (thus requiring such response in the same manner as for other providers of services).