Long-Term Care

Mastering the art of Medicare meetings

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, November 1, 2011

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What is the purpose of the Medicare meeting? This meeting allows the interdisciplinary team (IDT) to review each resident and discuss his or her individual needs related to the skilled services being provided. It also allows for the opportunity to improve resident outcomes through a coordinated system of care delivery. ­Before we begin reviewing what should be covered during the Medicare meeting, let's discuss who should attend the meeting and how often the meeting should be held.

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