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Managed Care

Assessment of nursing and social needs. Coordination of providers, oversight of services.

Medicaid

An individual will only qualify for Medicaid if they have satisfied income impoverishment tests.

Medical Social Services

If a patient is having difficulty adjusting to physical, psychological, financial, environmental, or familial limitations which inhibit his or her recovery from an illness or injury, a medical social worker (MSW) may provide advice and counsel, and instruct in the utilization of appropriate community resources.

Medicare

An individual is eligible for Medicare if he/she is 65 or older, or has chronic renal disease, or is disabled. Medicare mainly provides for acute services and 90 days of skilled care.

Monday, December 17, 2018