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November 15, 2016
AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and GAPNA (the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association) have formed a partnership aimed at continuing to improve the quality of care provided to geriatric, and post-acute and...
September 12, 2016
By 2050, an estimated 13.8% of the US population will be living with dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 34% increase in demand for nurse practitioners from 2012 to 2022, and a need for 36,000...
July 12, 2016
DNSs and administrators should have very clear lines of communication on a regular basis with their medical director, says Susan Levy, MD, CMD, AGSF, president of Columbia, MD-based AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. “First...
This kit addresses a range of needs from a basic level of acknowledgement to the structured level of a formal application for professional services. It will assist the facility and medical director with verifying qualifications of each attending...
Published October 1999; Revised August 2001 SECTION I: Determination of "medical necessity" in nursing facility care Although a final definition and determination of "medical necessity" still is an unrealized goal of the medical, insurance,...
March 30, 2016
Columbia, MD —AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 Board of Directors. “In a time of tremendous change, we are pleased to have an excellent group of innovative, engaged, and experienced...
March 2016 Introduction Post-acute care is comprised of medical, rehabilitation and nursing services aiming to restore maximal medical and functional status of patients discharged from hospitals. Long-term care refers to the services and supports...
Resolution K-16 THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine work with appropriate stakeholders to develop specific Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) codes that allow reimbursement for non-face-to-...
Teamed with physicians, advanced practice nurses (APRNs) and physician assistants (PAs) may enhance the nursing and medical care available to post-acute and long-term care facility patients. Driven by documented positive outcomes and favorable...
March 6, 2016
AMDA Board Member Kevin O'Neil, MD, CMD, talks about the top three clinical areas AMDA has identified on which assisted living providers need to focus.