Type 1 Unit
Q: You co-authored a study on how specialized hospital observation stay units could increase transparency and allow quicker inpatient admission decisions. This would help people meet the three-midnight requirement for skilled care. What are the characteristics of type 1 unit care?
Dedicated observation stay units could protect nursing home benefits, save hospitals $1 billion annually, researchers sayDecember 06, 2013
Specialized hospital units for patients under observation status could dramatically reduce the number of seniors forced to pay out-of-pocket for skilled nursing care, according to findings in the current issue of Health Affairs.