May 20, 2019

Senior Provider Information Network Presents: ‘Successfully Navigating the Skilled Nursing Insurance Processby Debi Canales

Speaker Debi Canales will lead this discussion of healthcare insurance driven steps from hospital discharge to skilled nursing rehab to eventual discharge to lower level of care. She will discuss the vital differences between Medicare, HMOs and secondary insurances. Debi will focus on the criteria for admission, tools to navigate hospital discharges, length of stay and the importance of counting days, and criteria for home health and durable medical equipment at discharge. Debi will include information on what to expect during a skilled nursing facility stay and the rights and process for patients to appeal a discharge.

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