The countdown has started. On April 1, hospitals must begin using the three revised CMS beneficiary notices. The old notices can be used through March 31, but not after that date.
Q: What are some of the challenges organizations may face when attempting to meet the new discharge planning requirements? What is the best way to handle these issues?
If you’re still struggling to implement the new CMS discharge planning requirements that went into effect on November 29, you’re not alone.
Julie, a psychiatric case manager, is concerned about her patient Henry, who is 32 years old with a diagnosis of bipolar disorder that his physician is managing with a daily dose of Seroquel®.
At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be able to:
Case management leaders were warned of an impending nurse case manager shortage 10 years ago, and now it is upon us. The U.S. Bureau of Labor has estimated that U.S. healthcare organizations will be short at least 1 million nurses by 2022.