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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...
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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...
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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.
This session will provide nursing home clinicians with the knowledge and skills for finding, downloading, installing, and using medical applications for smartphones and tablets.
Nearly every AMDA attendee has returned from the annual conference with one or more exciting new ideas to improve care and quality at their facility(s). And most all of us have had the deflating experience of being unable to implement these changes...
This full-day session will focus on the curricular underpinnings for post-acute and long-term care medicine. The role of simulation as an educational modality will be highlighted as will the use of components of the INTERACT program for...
Session Summary Non-Physician Practitioners (NPPs) have more than doubled in the last two decades, yet given the population surge of older adults they are still an underutilized resource in the skilled nursing facility and long-term care. The...