Tag: status

COVID-19 vaccine status affects willingness to receive care, survey finds

On December 3, 2020, U.S. Transcend Strategy Group fielded a survey asking if the COVID-19 vaccine would impact people’s willingness to receive care. Of the 599 respondents, 65% said a health care provider’s vaccine status will influence whether they seek care. More than a third, 35%, said a vaccinated caregiver will significantly impact their decision […]

Skilled status charting for SNFs

Today, long-term care expert Reta Underwood, Medicare Specialist and president of CLTC, a national long-term care consulting firm based in Kentucky discusses skilled status charting for SNFs, as well as the differences between direct and indirect skilled services. Subscribe on SoundCloud, Spotify, or Apple Podcasts.  

NOTICE Act signed by President Obama

A bill changing notification of outpatient observation status for hospital patients has been signed into law by President Obama. On July 28, 2015, the Senate unanimously passed the NOTICE Act, which then got passed on to the President. This legislation was introduced by Congressmen Lloyd Doggett (D-TX-35) and Todd Young (R-IN-9) in the U.S. House […]