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Understanding Medicare

Understanding Medicare
Glenna Darst
Business Office Coordinator
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center
Medicare is a key program for millions of seniors and disabled Americans but many do not understand how these programs work.  Medicare is a complex program but there are key things you should know.

Medicare provides individual coverage and will not cover your spouse or any […]

Discharge Planning

Discharge Planning
Jenna Bigham, LSW
Social Services Director
Abbyshire Place Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center
It may be a surprise to some that, upon admission to a skilled nursing facility, discharge planning begins. Some referrals are sent to the facility with the expectation that the individual are either requesting long or short term placement. Those requesting short term placement […]

New Medicare Cards to Debut in April 2018

New Medicare Cards to Debut in April 2018
by Corey Ohalek
Associate General Counsel
Vrable Healthcare, Inc.
As the technology world expands, so does the risk of fraud and identify theft. In order to combat “fraud, fight identity theft, and keep taxpayer dollars safe,” the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be issuing new Medicare cards to […]