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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...
White Paper
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,...
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-...
March 20, 2016
Dr. Steinberg writes about AMDA and the National Day of Recognition for Long-Term Care Physicians: I am blessed to have a job I love. Depending on what kind of mood I am in, I may tell people I am a SNFologist, a nursing home doctor, a...
March 18, 2016
Dr. Amanda Winters, on-site physician at Life Care Center of Hixson, was named Physician of the Year for Life Care Centers of America’s Eastern Division.
This program will outline the requirements and describe the integration of Medication Therapy Management (MTM) services into care planning of long-term care residents. Through collaboration, pharmacists, nurses, and physicians can improve care for...
With the rising acuity of skilled nursing facility (SNF) patients, the need for closer medical supervision has never been more pronounced. Unfortunately, the incentives for physician involvement have not kept pace with the changing patient acuity...
This session will consist of a moderator and panelists representing an academic geriatric practice, a multi-facility skilled nursing facility (SNF) physician practice, and a multi-state SNF provider organization. Each will spend 20 minutes...
Did you ever want to understand the mystery of the so-called "skilling" of patients? This session is intended for medical directors, physicians, and other clinicians who manage patients receiving the "skilled" level of care in nursing facilities. We...