As the US health care system moves toward value-based reimbursement, NH administrators need to hold medical directors accountable to metrics.
According to an article in Annals of Long Term Care, facilities will be sitting down with their medical director outlining specific requirements and then later with a score card of how they performed. Success for NHs will require a knowledgeable and fully engaged medical director. This includes focus in 4 areas: admissions, malpractice prevention, cost controls, and regulatory compliance.
Read the full article HERE.