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.
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The 50-state survey codifies reductions and freezes in Medicaid nursing facility payment rates (which are set at the state level) from 2009 to 2011.
the relationship between the skilled nursing facility and the physician must be covered by a written, signed agreement covering at least one year of service.
The Nursing Facility Compliance online training course is available now.
The nursing facility should focus all hospice referrals through one central employee or designee in the facility.
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2000 Our Lady of Wisdom skilled nursing facility is completed in New Orleans.
four outpatient therapy clinics, one home health agency and nearly 60 skilled nursing facility programs.
I think that part of the problem is that there is still the concept of the nursing facility as an 'old folks' home' that doesn't need electricity any more than anyone else.
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Swanson, a long-time industry leader, whose passionate commitment to the elderly had a profound impact on nursing facility residents and professionals alike.
The skilled nursing facility is currently 92% occupied and has maintained an average occupancy of 92% from fiscal-years (FYs) 2002-2005.
The objective of the merger was to build a new, state-of-the-art nursing facility on the beautifully landscaped hilltop overlooking East Cleveland.

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