This session will provide an introduction to CHHA, Assisted Living, Hospice, Nursing Home Without Walls, PACE, NORC, SHMO, Adult Day Health Care, Day Hospital, LTAC, Senior Housing, and the current status of physicians and Medical Directors in these programs. Income requirements and reimbursement issues will be reviewed. The future of long term care and of AMDA as well, will inevitably include a combination of long term care facilities with many of these community based programs.
Explain the similarities and differences among major community based programs
Discuss the underlying clinical eligibility requirements for programs
Discuss the underlying income eligibility and program reimbursement mechanisms
Describe the role of physicians and of Medical Directors in community based programs for the frail elderly