Short Stay Management of Acute Heart Failure

Short Stay Management of Acute Heart Failure

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This timely book is a road map for defining the care of acute heart failure patients in the short stay or observation unit setting. Produced in collaboration with the Society of Chest Pain Centers, this book provides an understanding of the diverse medical needs and solutions, administrative processes, and regulatory issues necessary for successful management. In an environment of increasing financial consciousness, medical practice is changing drastically. Short stay care is premier among the new specialties that cater to the complex balance of optimizing patient outcomes while minimizing fiscal burdens. The observation unit has proven to be an excellent arena for the care of acute heart failure, replete with opportunities to improve both medical management and quality metrics. Unique to the field, Short Stay Management of Acute Heart Failure, Second Edition is the only book of its kind, providing the medical, regulatory, and economic tools necessary to create and implement successful short stay management protocols and units for the care of the heart failure patient. It is an essential guide for health care professionals and for hospitals and institutions wishing to be recognized as quality heart failure centers as accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers.In this, CMS deleted APC 0339 and created two composite APC codes for extended assessment and management, ... The new APC codes are: Outpatient Inpatient APC 8002 FY 2011 APC 8003 FY 2011 MS-DRG FY 2011 OBS direct referrals OBS with ED levels 4a€“5 291, 292, and/or 293 Any condition that meets medical necessity ICD-9-CM specific $394 $714 $7923 MCCa, $5450 CCa, $3903 noanbsp;...

Title:Short Stay Management of Acute Heart Failure
Author:W. Frank Peacock
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-03-06


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