Understand the relationships between hospitals and the SNF in question. View the percentage of referrals from a specific facility to the SNF, and the total number of Medicare payments.
Start conversations with admissions directors and other high-level administrators. Reach out to the SNF’s wider network and speak with presidents and chief executives.
Identify needs for specific drugs, supplies, and medical equipment through a complete breakdown of inpatient revenues by ICD-10 code. Look at the percentage of payments for acute respiratory failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and other conditions.
Look up HCAHPS scores for quality of care, staff, registered nurse staff, health inspections and other points of concern.
This list covers the most common diagnoses at SNFs, providing understanding as to the patient volumes and conditions these facilities must manage each day. The most common diagnosis, by ICD-10 code, is Z5189 – encounter for other specified aftercare.