Managing Post-Acute Care and Other Extended Care Services

 Comprehensive policies, procedures and plans for quality-based, cost effective management strategies and review criteria for post-acute care in a subacute unit, SNF, institution, hospice and/or the home under managed care contracts and Medicare.

 Review criteria guidelines/benefit "interps".

 Numerous forms and coverage information.

 Extensive references.

 Resources such as stroke, cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation guidelines.


  • Introduction
  • Post-Acute and Extended Care Requirements
  • Case or Care Management/Transitional Care Planning
  • Skilled Nursing Facility Care and Related Services
  • Defining Skilled Services
  • Managing Extended Care Services
  • Podiatry Services
  • Chiropractic Services
  • Inpatient Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Diagnoses for Rehabilitation - Criteria
  • Forms
  • Potpourri
  • Quality Assurance and Improvement
  • Home Healthcare
  • Hospice
  • Education-Related Guidelines
  • Length of Stay; MS-DRG Table
  • Abbreviations, Acronyms, Facilities
  • References and Resources
  • Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • CAD, PAD and Stroke: Preventive Health Care
  • Disposable Medical Supplies (DMS) and Durable Medical Equipment (DME)