Long-Term Care

Ask the expert: Anticipated returns

MDS 3.0 Insider, May 23, 2014

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Q: We have a resident that was discharged to the acute hospital  and, due to payment issues, was formally discharged from our facility. We expect him to return within 30 days. Do we need to consider him as a return/anticipated and continue his schedule (even though he will have a new medical record) or can we just continue the OBRA schedule he was on prior to his discharge to acute care?
 
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