Definitions for "Skilled Care"
Institutional care that is less intensive than hospital care in its nursing and medical service, but which includes procedures whose administration requires the training and skills of an RN. Both Medicare and Medicaid reimburse for care at the skilled level.
That level of care which: requires the training and skills of a Registered Nurse; an d is prescribed by a doctor for the medical care of the patient; and may not be provided by less skilled or less intensive care, such as custodial care or intermediate care.
Care involving certain treatments to be provided only by licensed professional.