medicare patients

Valley Hospital Using EMT House Calls to Cut Down on Readmissions

...  Hospital using EMT house calls to cut down on readmissions Nearly every hospital in New Jersey is being penalized by the federal government this year because too many Medicare patients have returned for additional care within a month of discharge. The state has the worst rate in the nation, and Valley … in … Read more on NorthJersey.com 9/11 survivor known as 'Dust Lady' dies at 42 Borders battled depression and drug addiction following the attacks, the Jersey Journal reported, but she checked into rehab in 2011 and found sobriety. She had recently found work again as well — on a local political campaign in her native New ...

Letter: Funds Needed to Battle Substance Abuse

...  Funds needed to battle substance abuse Following years of level funding and underfunding, the governor's proposed budget for the Department of Mental Health (DMH) and the Department of Public Health/Bureau of Substance Abuse Services (DPH/BSAS) actually cuts spending at a time when … Read more on Wicked Local Danvers ONC Says Billion Now Spent on EHR Incentive Program Though almost a third of Medicare patients discharged from acute-care hospitals must receive treatment from post-acute-care providers, long-term care and behavioral health facilities were not included in the incentive program. The problem is … Read more on Health Data Management Read ...

Alcohol Rehab Centers in Brick Township NJ Call 800 303 2938 for More INFO

...  Rehab Centers in Brick Township NJ Call 800 303 2938 For More INFO –   Outpatient status can be costly for Medicare patients Because Becker was a hospital inpatient, she doesn't face the out-of-pocket costs for rehab that patients admitted under observation may face. …. The Affordable Care Act also provides an incentive toward observation. … “We get calls from people … Read more on Omaha World-Herald Tags: rehab center, alcohol rehab centers, alcohol rehab, alcohol rehab center, medicare patients ...

Santa Cruz County Medicare Patients Spend $2250 Per Year on Average for

...  Cruz County Medicare patients spend 50 per year on average for … SANTA CRUZ — Medical researchers wondering why Miami's Medicare patients have the highest prescription drug use in the nation may look at Santa Cruz County to see why its Medicare patient drug use is among the lowest. Prescribing practices and … Read more on Santa Cruz Sentinel Herion overdose deaths escalating in Montgomery County Many people never would have expected the suburban father of two to have a drug problem, but according to his mother it was something he struggled with since his 20s, going in and out of rehab and being rushed to ...

Medicare Change May Cost Patients: New 'Two Midnights' Admissions Rule Affects

...  change may cost patients: New 'two midnights' admissions rule affects … For many Medicare patients at the hospital, phrases like "inpatient" and "observation status" can easily blend in undetected with all the other medical and insurance lingo echoing around the halls. After all, either of those labels may translate to a … Read more on Chattanooga Times Free Press Cancer News and Breakthroughs from Southwest Florida Physicians Moffitt also offers Total Cancer Care, which is a trademarked, customized course of treatment based on a patient's ...

Specialized Innovation: Methodist Hospitals Expands Individualized Treatment

Specialized innovation: Methodist Hospitals expands individualized treatment … Medicare/Medicaid as well as most private insurers will cover the cost of the course. … A multidisciplinary team including physical therapists, pharmacists, nutritionists and social workers come together to plan the best treatment plan for the … Read more on nwitimes.com Bill introduced to curtail the Stark Law's in-office ancillary services exception The IOAS exception is the primary vehicle through which referring physician practices are able to provide radiology, clinical laboratory, physical therapy and other ancillary services reimbursed by Medicare. Without this exception, the Stark Law would … Read more on Lexology (registration) Read more... ...

Producers: Goat Meat a Hot Product

Producers: Goat meat a hot product "I am now a believer and an advocate for this natural treatment." Her farm cross-breeds Saanan dairy … Several meat goat projects are underway at the university's Western Maryland Research and Education Center in Keedysville. A buck performance test … Read more on Ct Post First methadone clinic in northern Ky. opens (AP) — The first full-service substance-abuse treatment center that offers methadone therapy has opened in northern Kentucky. The Kentucky Enquirer (bit.ly/1798aHS) reports NKY Med Clinic opened this month in Covington and instantly had hundreds of … Read more on Ct Post Read more... ...