Industry FAQ

Industry FAQ

How are programs typically set up?

Some programs are organized around specific disease categories (e.g., stroke or cancer), others are organized around specific interventions (e.g., pain management or wound care) and some are organized around other more or less homogeneous patient characteristics (e.g., pediatrics or “medically complex”).

What is subacute care?

Many nursing facilities are now expanding into the field of subacute care, which serves patients needing complex care or rehabilitation.

What is CLIA?

The Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) established quality standards for all laboratory testing to ensure the accuracy, reliability and timeliness of patient test results regardless of where the test was performed.

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