Medicare rules require hospitals give patients a choice between postacute facilities. Learn how to document the choice was given.
The American Case Management Association (ACMA) Public Policy Committee is in communication with CMS to change the requirements for the second Important Message from Medicare (IM).
Case managers can do their part to make sure their hospital's case-mix index is as high as possible.
Case managers at Jennie Edmundson use an assessment tool to identify patients that are at a readmission risk.
Denial prevention begins by establishing channels that lead to a systematic review of each patient’s admission.
A patient's high-profile spouse makes discharge planning a challenge.