nursing facility

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nurs·ing fa·cil·i·ty

(nŭrs'ing fă-sil'i-tē)
Health care facility for patients who require long-term nursing or rehabilitation services; formerly known as a nursing home.
Synonym(s): assisted living facility, long-term care facility.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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"Although it is widely recognized that many transfers of nursing facility residents are potentially avoidable, determining 'avoidability' at time of transfer is complex," the authors write.
Residents of the McComb Skilled Nursing Facility were surprised with a special holiday treat when Harbor Light Hospice personnel adorned festive holiday attire to help bring the season of Christmas to the facility.
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inbridge Island Health and Rehabilitation is a 69-bed skilled nursing facility in Bainbridge Island, Washington.
But this picture of readily available nursing facility care is changing dramatically.
Skilled nursing facility payor sources include Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care insurance, and private pay with specific limitations for each source.
(2) Therefore, if a nursing facility billed the government for an identifiable service that it never rendered, that claim would certainly be false and properly actionable under the FCA.
Those who had placed a spouse in a nursing facility displayed the largest 1-year increases, going from around 132 millimeters of mercury to 139 mm of mercury.
We hear stories of bedsores the size of "dinner plates." (2) We hear of a little old man so mistreated by a nursing facility that he had over twenty-five bedsores, the majority of them at the most serious Stage IV level, which can be so deep as to expose bone.
The OIG recommends that CMS improve the systems that monitor treatment of Medicaid-covered nursing facility residents and track facility information.
HCFA also plans to prohibit the deeming process" which allows states to accept nursing facility accrediting assessments by organizations such as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations as an alternative to state inspections directed by HCFA.

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