Long-Term Care

Identifying steps toward improving care planning and discharge planning

PPS Alert for Long-Term Care, May 1, 2013

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The numbers featured in an OIG report released in February should tell SNF providers all they need to know about the emphasis that regulators are going to put on care planning, discharge planning, and quality of care moving forward. With more than a third of SNF stays encountering problems with developing and following through with care planning, and 31% of stays failing to meet minimum discharge planning requirements, CMS will be monitoring quality-of-care issues more closely, especially as it relates to reimbursement.

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