What will probably happen as a result of this course of action? Instructions: You are the finance manager in a long term care facility that is struggling to remain solvent. The facility’s administrator has hired a consultant to work with you to increase Medicaid reimbursement. The consultant recommends that you be more “liberal” in coding
Explain the use of HCPCS codes? Why are they different than CPT codes? Are all HCPCS codes billable? (please, not cut and paste from other sources without proper citations)
Identify commonalities between ethical concerns raised by the Tuskegee Syphilis study and contemporary clinical drug studies in the developing world.To what extent can these concerns be addressed in a realistic fashion in the contemporary world? Explain.
Explain why cohort studies are not the only design used in epidemiologic research. Include: a. Availability of exposure data b. Size and cost of cohort c. Data collection and data management d. Follow-up issues e. Sufficiency of scientific justification
Map the process of a physician writing a prescription – from the time it is identified that a patient needs to be taking a prescription medicine to the time the patient picks up the medicine from the drug store. Should this map look like anything in particular? Could you show an example?
Discuss in a 500-word essay how healthy eating habits may improve nutrition and whether it should or should not be inclusive of lifestyle changes. Provide your discussion in an APA formatted paper.
What interventions could have been taken before Mr. K. G.’s cardiac catheterization to possibly ¬prevent his acute renal failure? Mr. K. G. is a thin 60-year-old man admitted to the hospital for cardiac catheterization for recurrent angina. Past medical history includes hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and a previous myocardial infarction 2 years ago. Current
What responsibilities do Elaine and Sally have for the control of infection in their work role? On the second day of orientation Sally and Elaine were taken to a ward area and shown how to make a hospital bed. Both found this helpful as they had previously only used a doona at home. At lunch
Explain the pathophysiology that underlies hair loss in this patient and the relevance of the abnormal ESR
An ethics committee serves as a hospital resource for patients, families, and staff, offering an objective counsel when dealing with difficult health care issues. Provide at least three examples of how an ethics committee could assist patients and their families.