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facility

 [fah-sil´ĭ-te]
an agency or other site where an activity or process is carried out.
independent living f's congregate housing.
intermediate care facility (ICF) a health related facility designed to provide custodial care for individuals unable to care for themselves because of mental or physical infirmity; not considered by the government to be a medical facility, it can receive no reimbursement under Medicare, generally receiving the bulk of its financing under Medicaid. Federal regulations require that an ICF have a registered nurse as director of nursing and a licensed nurse on duty at least 8 hours a day; other staffing requirements vary from state to state.
skilled nursing facility (SNF) a type of nursing home recognized by the Medicare and Medicaid systems as meeting long term health care needs for individuals who have the potential to function independently after a limited period of care. A multidisciplinary team guides health care and rehabilitative services, including skilled nursing care.

SNF

abbreviation for skilled nursing facility.

SNF

Abbreviation for skilled nursing facility.

SNF

solids-not-fat; a comment on the composition of milk.
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Identify key partners and business development avenues, based on an understanding of the market movements of the major competitors in the SNF dry storage casks market
2 percent of Medicare admissions to SNFs need help with four of the five primary ADLs.
Thus, extensive evaluation of the patient and relatives is necessary at the onset and subsequent follow up is also essential to maintain the diagnosis of SNF.
1998), Deyo comorbidity index calculated from the diagnoses listed on the Medicare claims (Deyo, Cherkin, and Ciol 1992), hospital length of stay, and length of stay in the SNF (>20 days = yes/no).
The release of decay heat most significantly changes within the first 7 years, when the fuel is mostly stored in water pools; later, the release of decay heat stabilizes, and monotonically reduces during the subsequent SNF storage time.
The HHS OIG investigators conducted their analysis by reviewing a random sample of 499 2009 SNF claims for 245 stays, then having the reviewers decide whether the SNF claims were consistent with the patients' medical records.
10 In this case the diagnosis of SNF was established by the presence of multiple neurofibromas localized on the trunk dermatomally without an affected family member or systemic involvement.
The workers of SNF considered those positions as joke with their party, after which the central and regional leaders of the SNF have started demanding restoration of SNF", Sources stated.
Freestanding SNFs, on the other hand, tend primarily to care for Medicaid and private-pay patients, and patients who are likely to remain in a long-term care facility after their SNF stay.
In the last few years, the SNF competition, sponsored this year by Warehouse, has become one of the most prestigious searches for new talent in the UK.
ET) an increase of 15 percent over last year's SNF opener (Bears-Colts, 18.
Finally, she recommended bundling payments for the hospital and SNF, following the same path MedPAC has suggested for hospitals to hold inpatient and outpatient providers accountable for readmissions.