distinct part


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distinct part

Any section of a nursing home specifically designated for the care of Medicare or Medicaid patients. The admissions, discharges, census, expenses, provisioning, and staffing of the distinct part are accounted for separately from the rest of the institution.
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Xelus' global planning solution is used by one customer to forecast, plan and deploy approximately one million distinct part numbers at over 800 different locations across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.
What was created as a distinct part of the United Kingdom on May 3 1921?
RoHS compliant product may also be ordered to a unique Fairchild part number for those customers desiring a distinct part number delineating RoHS compliance.
Wackenhut Corrections has reassigned bed and dormitory space to the existing capacity of the South Bay Correctional Facility, which it operates for the State of Florida, to accommodate these detainees in a separate and distinct part of the facility.
Customers desiring a distinct part number for Pb-free products can order products with an "NL" suffix added to denote "no lead.
Many nursing facilities have not properly structured their operations to maximize reimbursement in such areas as establishing a certified distinct part (CDP), tracking all costs related to the Medicare program, directly assigning certain costs to the Medicare CDP area, assigning space or square footage within a nursing facility to maximize reimbursement, or enhancing overhead allocations.
Prof Griffiths, who will give a public talk tonight on the topic, said that the process through which music can send a shiver down the spine has its origins in a distinct part of the brain.
The complaint alleged that ManorCare billed nursing staff and other personnel with overtime hours to the facility's distinct part Medicare unit, regardless of whether the personnel actually worked in the unit.
The BBA '97 Consolidated Billing provision applies to all skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and nursing facilities (NFs) with a distinct part that is certified for Medicare.
UN Women' merges and builds on the work of four previously distinct parts
The measure, known as Proposition 19, has two distinct parts.