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Skilled Care Denied? Legal Nursing Issues

Skilled Care Denied?  Legal Nursing Issues

Legal Nurse Consulting Issues In Medicare An interesting topic for Legal Nurse Consultants and Legal Nursing Issues – the denial of skilled care for patients who can not get any better than their current condition. Julian Gray and Frank Petrich of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette write about the problem in their article, “Elder Law: Where is ‘Plateauing’ Today in Medicare” What is “plateauing” in the context of Medicare skilled nursing care, and where  is it today? Well, it’s sort of like not going over the “fiscal cliff” because  you’re on the plateau, but by being on the plateau you get shoved off