Skilled nursing providers should be analyzing their operations and bracing for reimbursement reductions that will be triggered by recalibration of the Patient-Driven Payment model, experts warned in April.
Skilled nursing providers shouldn’t expect referrals to return to pre-COVID-19 levels soon, thanks to a fundamental shift in how hospitals, health systems and other providers view the post-acute discharge process, several health experts predicted during an April leadership panel hosted by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.
I’m a DON in a nursing facility that experienced a lot of COVID-19 cases and deaths due to the virus, both in the facility and at the hospital. We have seen families react so differently when they experience this loss in the hospital vs. in the nursing home. What can we do to help residents and families make their best decisions regarding end of life?
How can our facility systematically address medical device-related pressure injuries?
We’re expecting a new administrator. As the director of nursing, how can I make this relationship work?
What should we be documenting when an individual admits under waiver without a three-day qualifying hospital stay?
The government, understandably, is expecting good accounting of borrowed COVID-19 funds during the public health emergency. How do I comply when it seems they are accepting a wide range of “COVID-19-related” expenses?