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Beginning January 1, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began reimbursing for time spent discussing advance care planning with patients. The two new current procedural technology (CPT) advanced care planning codes (ACP) (...
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 is Domain II 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 II,...
April 14, 2016
Although almost all physicians who treat Medicare beneficiaries think end-of-life and advance care planning conversations are important, many of them report significant barriers to having these discussions with those for whom they care, and 46%...
In this session, KellyAnn Light-McGroary, MD, will discuss the impact of heart failure from a population and an individual perspective as well as explore the ways in which palliative care and hospice can be integrated into a chronic disease model...
This session will review the positive outcomes of an effective advance care planning program across the long-term care continuum that leverages innovative and nationally recognized tools and resources. Participants will be able to employ new...
This session will review current knowledge and commonly used methodologies to determine medical prognosis for long-term care residents. Participants will also learn how to use this data to assist in the creation of clinical care plans and how to...
White Paper
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 and Position Statements
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-...
This symposium will discuss the relationship between appropriate advance care planning and reduced unnecessary hospital readmissions. Using a clinical case study as the basis for the session, attendees will learn how to elicit end-of-life...