Category: MedPartners Blog

New Year’s Resolutions for Healthcare Professionals

2019 tips

New Year’s Resolutions by Cathy Massaro MSW, CCM, MPU Education SME   Who ever thought that making New Year’s resolutions was a good thing to do after surviving the holiday season starting with Thanksgiving in November? We have already had too much to drink, eaten even more, spent extensive time with people we rarely see …

Ambulance transportation- Helpful hints for a Medicare patient being discharged from a hospital

MedPartners hospital staffing

Medical Necessity* is likely: Is being discharged to a skilled nursing facility Meets “bed confined status: Unable to get-up from bed without assistance Unable to ambulate, and Unable to sit in a chair or wheelchair Has at least one other commonly documented medical necessity condition Medical necessity is possible, but patient condition must be thoroughly …