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Ask Proactive – Default or Provider Liable? I mistakenly thought a resident qualified for the interrupted stay when in actuality they readmitted beyond the 3-day interruption window (on day 4). I failed to schedule a new PPS 5-day assessment within the required timeframe. Can I still complete the PPS 5-day for billing?

Q: Default or Provider Liable? I mistakenly thought a resident qualified for the interrupted stay when in actuality they readmitted beyond the 3-day interruption window (on day 4). I failed to schedule a new PPS 5-day assessment within the required timeframe. Can I...

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Ask Proactive – Is it a “disability-related inquiry” under the ADA to ask about or request documentation that an employee obtained the COVID-19 vaccine from a third party in the community, such as a pharmacy, primary physician, or public clinic?

Q: Is it a “disability-related inquiry” under the ADA to ask about or request documentation that an employee obtained the COVID-19 vaccine from a third party in the community, such as a pharmacy, primary physician, or public clinic?   A: According to the EEOC,...

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Survive Being Served

Receiving a subpoena requesting medical records or to give deposition or trial testimony, is the last thing on any health care professionals wish list. Carefully assembling medical records or preparing for testimony however, is extremely important. As with most...

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Ask Proactive – I know the PHE is set to expire in July. As we continue to admit new patients using the SNF waivers, what will happen if the PHE ends during the patient’s benefit period?

Q: I know the PHE is set to expire in July. As we continue to admit new patients using the SNF waivers, what will happen if the PHE ends during the patient’s benefit period?   A: Effective April 21, 2021, HHS Secretary extended the PHE, the new expiration date...

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