A resident in our facility is covered by a Managed Medicaid plan and also has Medicare Part C. She did not have a qualifying hospital stay and is now ordered to receive physical therapy five days a week. Is this a skilled service?
The first new legislation involving nursing homes since 1987 is being considered by Congress.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an example of what Chapter 4: Care Area Triggers (CATs) and Care Planning of the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) User’s Manual, Version 3.0 will look like. CATs are replacing the MDS 2.0 Resident Assessment Protocols (RAPs). This is only an example and the final version will be included when CMS releases the RAI User’s Manual for the MDS 3.0 available later in the year.
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A new insurance program for long-term care would provide approximately $58 billion in revenue for the government over the next 10 years.