The majority of care within a skilled nursing facility
is directed by LPNs, who have graduated from state-accredited programs.
The prudent skilled nursing facility
operator should consider how the Stark Law affects his or her business and shouldseek appropriate professional legal and valuation assistance to (1) comply with the law, (2) take advantage of the protections available under the Stark safe-harbors and, (3) to have a fair and reasonable financial relationship with the physician.
Smithfield); Roger Williams Hospital Skilled Nursing Facility
(Providence); Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center (Newport)
Evercare serves more than 95,000 frail elderly, chronically ill and disabled individuals living at home, in a community setting or in a skilled nursing facility
through a variety of Medicare, Medicaid and private-pay long-term care plans.
How costly was it for The Wartburg to add the new Waltemade skilled nursing facility
and the outpatient medical center?
During the three-day survey at the Beverly Healthcare-La Mesa skilled nursing facility
in La Mesa, California, surveyors talked to frontline caregivers from every shift, notes Executive Director Barry Zarling, NHA.
In all, hospital officials say the senior complex will produce more than 300 health care jobs, 250 alone for the skilled nursing facility
MORE THAN 500 PEOPLE DESCENDED ON HCFA's Baltimore headquarters for a skilled nursing facility
Town Hall meeting on the prospective payment system and quality of care issues.
Medicare's forthcoming Prospective Payment System (PPS) represents a revolution in business practices for skilled nursing facility
providers, as most of them already know (and if they don't, they're in trouble).
The skilled nursing facility
is left to depend on Medicaid for reimbursement.
Steve Still agrees that the assisted living administrator has to be able to manage staff differently than he or she did in the skilled nursing facility
Skilled Nursing Facility
(SNF) Proposed FFY 2006 - Outpatient PPS