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May 15, 2017
Programs that encourage advance care planning have shown positive results, including increased palliative care referrals, improved end-of-life care, and fewer unnecessary hospitalizations. Now a new study in JAMDA suggests that nursing home...
February 21, 2017
With increased use among the elderly comes increased awareness by both patients and healthcare providers. For instance, the medical provider group AMDA (The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine) will host a “Marijuana 101” lesson at...
This is Domain III of V of AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine's Competencies Curriculum for Attending Physicians Practicing in Post-Acute and Long Term Care . See below for information on content included in Domain III,...
This session will provide an overview of the Texas Medicaid 1115 Waiver Program and how this has afforded opportunities to develop new models of interprofessional geriatrics care for underserved Medicaid and dually eligible populations in Texas...
April 24, 2015
The notion that a hospital remains the safest place for old patients dies hard. Many families still believe their aging relatives belong in a hospital when they’re ailing. But 20-plus years of research have documented the risks of hospitalization...
Resolution D92 Becomes Policy March 1992 AMDA resolves that a "medically necessary" visit to a Medicare/Medicaid resident in a nursing facility be defined as a visit subsequent to the following circumstances or resident conditions: There is a change...
Resolution B94 Becomes Policy June 1994 RESOLVED: It is the position of the Missouri Association of Long Term Care Physicians that HCFA's requirement for certification of Medicare SNF and Medicaid beds be changed so that a certain number of beds...
Resolution G95 Becomes Policy October 1995 AMDA resolves that the American Medical Association advocate for uniform state based requirements that both Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing facilities retain only licensed physicians as nursing home...
Policy D08 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that both AMDA and AMA, as stated in policy since 1993 (AMDA HOD Resolutions L93 and C94), oppose the Medicare 3-day acute care hospitalization eligibility requirement for SNF admission. AND BE IT FURTHER...