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If I go back to assisted living from rehab center, will medicare pay for my pt or an aide there?

If I go back to assisted living from rehab center, will medicare pay for my pt or an aide there?

Many variable: Many variables - no black and white answer -you should check with medicare and/or with whatever company handles your supplementary insurance. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Rehab (Definition)

Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health ...Read more


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What blind rehabilitation services will the va offer for veterans?

What blind rehabilitation services will the va offer for veterans?

Many: The va offers mobility training, vision aids for low vision, psychological counseling and family service. Service connected veterans with low vision related to their service are eligible without question for these. Others might be eligible depending upon their individual circumstances. ...Read more

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Can first assists on a traveling surgeon's team bill insurance for their services?

Can first assists on a traveling surgeon's team bill insurance for their services?

Yes you can: When you assist on a surgery if it is qualified for assistance (some surgery are not qualified- minor surgery) you should be able to bill for it. ...Read more

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I need a link for physiotherapy role in an inpatient hospital ? Different departments especially chest, ortho and icu

I need a link for physiotherapy role in an inpatient hospital ? Different departments especially chest, ortho and icu

Here you go....: http://www.hhnmag.com/hhnmag/jsp/articledisplay.jsp?dcrpath=hhnmag/article/data/09sep2011/0911hhn_fea_clinical&domain=hhnmag it's very useful in many settings. ...Read more

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Searching for health care coverage answers on pt and aide reimburesment for elderly person?

Medicare?: Medicare will pay for physical therapy with a doctors prescription and a diagnosis requiring pt. Mc does not pay for unskilled home care services like home health aides. Medicaid does pay for hha and othe non skilled home care needs. ...Read more

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Does Medicare (due to age) help pay for an in-home nurse/aide directly following a surgical oncology major operation?

Does Medicare (due to age) help pay for an in-home nurse/aide directly following a surgical oncology major operation?

For wounds and drain: Sometimes Medicare will have a nurse come to assist with wound care and drains. Sometimes you can also get a caregiver for about $20/hr. ...Read more

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Geriatrics: when looking for skilled nursing care center for a 90 year old frail but social parent, what are the most important considerations?

Geriatrics: when looking for skilled nursing care center for a 90 year old frail but social parent, what are the most important considerations?

Informed decision: Visit facility, ask about ratio of patients to nurses, cnas; look at rooms -- see if they're private, semi-private, etc. Compare nursing homes by rating-- medicare website is one of them: http://www.Medicare.Gov/quality-care-finder/#nursing-home-compare also, when a nursing home has been surveyed by a state oversight agency, it should have the results of survey readily available for you to look. ...Read more

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How does the referal process work for a residential care program?

How does the referal process work for a residential care program?

Don't need referal: Often, individuals do not need a referral for residential care. It can be very helpful to have a referral from a geriatric psychiatrist or pcp. But often, one isn't needed. Many are "step down" facilities, where the healthier individuals rent the top floors like regular apartments, with benefits of living there like cafeterias, etc. As the need more help, according to the rules of the place. ...Read more

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What is difference between assisted living and skilled nursing center and nursing home?

What is difference between assisted living and skilled nursing center and nursing home?

Levels of care: The highest level of care is delivered in the hospitals. Out of the hospital the highest level of care is in a skilled nursing facility that can give complete custoidial care including total patient assistance with daily living, giving medications and intravenous therapy, and all necessary care. The next level of care are assisted living homes that can help people who need less nursing care. ...Read more

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What is the normal post-op nursing wound and drain management in mastectomy patient?

What is the normal post-op nursing wound and drain management in mastectomy patient?

Varies: Some persons have very good tissue, and others may not. If fluid is expected, drains of closed system variety are placed and removed when volume of drainage decreases or stops. The incision(s) may be sutured, stapled or glued and have needs of management or removal at 10- 14 days based on surgeon preference and tissue appearance. ...Read more

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Help please! is bls and cpr healthcare provider certification the same thing?

Help please! is bls and cpr healthcare provider certification the same thing?

As used, yes.: Yes, bls and cpr-hcp are the aha and arc versions of the same course. ...Read more

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I keep hearing physicians call for ccu in the er. What does ccu stand for?

I keep hearing physicians call for ccu in the er. What does ccu stand for?

Coronary Care Unit: Usually it means the coronary care unit, but some hospitals also use ccu to mean critical care unit. ...Read more

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