The 2002-2003 Self-Assessment Checklist: Long Term

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If more than two-thirds of those going into nursing homes leave before 90 days are up, it is unlikely that most consumers will receive any benefits at all. An OMRA (Other Medicare Required Assessment) may also be completed in specific situations for example after all therapies are discontinued but the resident is still receiving skilled nursing services such as wound care. Services include case management, adult day health care, adaptive equipment, medical supplies, homemaker/personal care, home health services, caregiver training, financial education, emergency alert response systems, identity bracelets, pharmaceutical management, respite, and nursing home services.

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Publisher: Joint Commission on (May 2003)

ISBN: 0866887172

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