An institution, or distinct part of a facility, primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care or rehabilitative services to residents. ax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982
An SNF is a nursing facility eligible for Medicare reimbursement.
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Skilled Nursing Facility A residence for individuals who require 24 hour supervision (many of whom are confined to bed for some portion of the day) staffed with highly trained professionals who can provide skilled, custodial, intermediate and rehabilitative care
Skilled Nursing Facility. Typically an institution for convalescence or a nursing home. The skilled nursing facility provides a high level of specialized care for long-term or acute illness. It is an alternative to extended hospital stays or difficult home care.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A facility (or distinct part of a facility) which is primarily engaged in providing to its resident skilled nursing or rehabilitation services and is certified by Medicare. The term â€œSkilled Nursing Facilityâ€ does not include a convalescent nursing home, rest facility or facility for the aged, which furnishes primarily custodial care, including training in activities of daily living.
Skilled Nursing Facility. Specially qualified facilities that have the staff and equipment to provide nursing care or rehabilitation services and other health-related services.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A licensed institution (or a distinct part of a hospital) that is primarily engaged in providing continuous skilled nursing care and related services for patients who require medical care, nursing care or rehabilitation services.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A facility (also known as a nursing home), licensed by the state, that offers residents medically-skilled and long-term care on a 24-hour-a-day basis. SNF's provide nursing care, personal care, supervision, medication management and rehabilitation therapies.
skilled nursing facility. an out-of-home care option for elderly persons who require continuous nursing care. SNFs can provide extensive care services, such as intravenous feedings, blood pressure monitoring, medication injections, and care for patients on ventilators.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A state licensed institutional setting which provides nursing and rehabilitative care provided by or under the direction of skilled medical personnel - available 24-hours a day & ordered by a physician under a treatment plan.
Skilled Nursing Facility. An inpatient facility other than a hospital that provides skilled nursing care, physical and occupational rehabilitation, and custodial care.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A Medicare-approved facility which provides short-term post-hospital extended care services, at a lower level of care than provided in a hospital.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A nursing care facility participating in the Medicaid and Medicare programs which meets specified requirements for services, staffing and safety.
Skilled nursing facility; a federal Titles XVIII and XIX certification term and state licensing term for long-term care facilities that provide care to residents who no longer need the type of care and treatment provided in a hospital but do require some medical attention and continuous skilled nursing observation.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A setting for patients with skilled care needs who no longer require hospital care, but need 24-hour nursing care and other defined health care services.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A facility that provides skilled care and has been approved for payment by Medicare, or is qualified to receive such approval, if so requested. Skilled nursing care requires the skills of qualified technical or professional health personnel such as registered nurses, licensed practical (vocational) nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech pathologists or audiologists.
Skilled Nursing Facility (Pronounced “snif”). Patients who still require medical attention but do not require inpatient hospital care are often transferred to a SNF for further care. A SNF differs from a nursing home in that care provided must be skilled care , not custodial care.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A facility, either freestanding or part of a hospital, that accepts patients in need of rehabilitation and medical care that is of a lesser intensity than that received in the acute care setting of a hospital.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A facility that provides skilled nursing or rehabilitation services to help you recover after a hospital stay.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A convalescent facility withenough nurses and support staff to supply a higher level of care thanmany more traditional "nursing homes."
Skilled Nursing Facility. A state-licensed institutional setting that provides skilled care by skilled medical personnel. This care is available 24-hours-a-day and is ordered by a physician under a treatment plan.
Skilled Nursing Facility. Institution with people who provide 24-hour nursing care by registered nurses.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A facility, or distinct part of an institution, that is licensed to provide inpatient care of persons requiring skilled nursing services for a chronic disease or convalescence over a prolonged period, in a separately identified unit. It may be a unit of a general hospital, a nursing home, an infirmary or a home for the aged.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A licensed institution (or a distinct part of a hospital) primarily engaged in providing continuous skilled nursing care and related services to Members who require medical care, nursing care or rehabilitation services. This is available only when the Member would otherwise need Inpatient hospitalization.
An area of a Nursing Home/Nursing Facility that accepts patients in need of rehabilitation and medical care that is of a lesser intensity than received in a hospital. Typically these services are covered by Medicare.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A facility where most patients need 24-hour nursing assistance. Often, patients are bed-ridden or cannot feed themselves. It is licensed for skilled care.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A nursing facility (in most cases, a nursing home; sometimes a special unit inside a hospital) that has been certified by Medicare, with the staff and equipment to give skilled nursing care and/or skilled rehabilitation services and other related health services. For more information, click on Nursing Homes.
Skilled Nursing Facility. Skilled nursing and/or skilled rehabilitative services furnished under the direction of a physician and requiring the skills of technical or professional personnel, such as an RN, LPN, licensed physical therapist or speech therapist. These personnel may either give direct care or may supervise care by other staff members.
Skilled nursing facility. A term used by the Medicare program to describe nursing homes that are certified to provide a fairly intensive level of care, called skilled nursing, to Medicare patients. The term skilled nursing was formerly used by the Medicaid program as well, but has now been replaced with the term "Level II" (see "Levels of care").
Skilled Nursing Facility. A licensed institution, as defined by Medicare, which is primarily engaged in the provision of skilled nursing care. SNFs are usually DRG or PPS exempt and are located within hospitals, but sometimes are located in rehab facilities or nursing homes. SNFs provide a level of care that requires the daily involvement of skilled nursing or rehabilitation staff and that, as a practical matter, can't be provided on an outpatient basis. Examples of skilled nursing facility care include the provision of such services as intravenous injections and physical therapy. The need for custodial care (for example, assistance with activities of daily living, like bathing and dressing) may not, in itself, qualify for reimbursement in a skilled nursing facility by Medicare cor other health plans.
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Skilled Nursing Facility. A Nursing Home that is qualified to provide around-the-clock nursing care to residents who need skilled nursing care, therapy, and rehabilitation. Skilled nursing facilities may or may not be Medicare/Medicaid-certified.
Skilled Nursing Facility. Provides 24-hour nursing care for chronically-ill or short-term rehabilitative residents of all ages.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A facility licensed by the individual state, and one that may be certified by Medicare, providing care that requires the highest level of medical skills with continuous, 24-hour attention from a registered or licensed practical nurse, under a physician's orders and/or supervision. May also provide Intermediate or Custodial care and makes care available from other medical practitioners and for emergency services.
Skilled Nursing Facility; highest level of long-term care.
Skilled Nursing Facility. A facility designed to qualify for treatment to Medicare eligible people. Included is treatment for rehabilitation and other care such as 24-hour nursing coverage, physical, occupational, and speech therapies, etc.