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skilled care

Medical care provided by licensed professionals working under the direction of a physician.
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In the interim final rule, HCFA eliminated several "examples" of skilled care when implementing the RUG model of care.
Laundry requirements in a self-care facility, on the other hand, range from 50 to 75% of those for skilled care.
Skilled care facilities are likely to have vinyl floors; assisted and independent living centers are not.
the "Company") (NYSE: KND) today announced that its pharmacy subsidiary ("KPS") has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Skilled Care Pharmacy ("SCP").
Network members offer service options that include, among them, intermediate and skilled care, subacute care, independent and assisted living, Alzheimer's care, adult day care, respite care and hospice services.
The Hospital has 225 acute and 28 skilled care beds, and offers a full array of health care services -- emergency services, surgery, vascular services, cardiac care, award winning orthopaedic and rehabilitation services, cancer care, women's health, and home health services.
The other in-home option is nursing or skilled care, provided by licensed medical professionals through home health agencies.
Now, in order for Medicare to pay, skilled care must be necessary to treat your medical condition, but, if you aren't getting better, it doesn't matter.
Zawistowska) Krol, 90, formerly of Worcester, passed away at Lutheran Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center.
In October, a proposed settlement was reached in a nationwide lawsuit that challenged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) practice of denying Medicare coverage to people unable to show improvement after certain skilled care services.
This franchised Skilled and Non Skilled Care has been in existence since 2008.
Medicare pays only for postacute, skilled care NH patients defined as those having had at least a 3-day hospital stay for medically necessary inpatient hospital care, and who require daily skilled care or rehabilitation services (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid [CMS] 2008).