Determining patients’ needs for transitional care or long-term acute care depends on a number of different criteria. Some LTAC hospitals are more flexible with this criteria than others, but all have their own set of criteria to determine eligibility. As it is always up to the facility receiving the patient whether or not that patient meets their criteria, this can be a troublesome and difficult determination to make.
This is where Josh Lee comes in. Josh and his team have the experience and expertise to help determine if a patient is going to be a good fit for a particular hospital, or if there is a specific hospital that they know will take the patient given their present condition. Having had a combined 18+ years of experience working with hospitals and patients in the South Denver Metro to Colorado Springs areas, Josh Lee and his team are passionate and determined advocates for their patients and their needs.
Don’t try to navigate this complex world of determining the appropriate conditions; Josh Lee and his staff are here to assist you with just that, as well as be an advocate for patients’ specific needs and their conditions. If a patient requires long-term acute care, you can bet that Josh Lee has the ability to navigate the complex web of medical criteria and insurance authorizations necessary to get it.
Appropriate Conditions for LTAC
Medically Complex (1+2)
- Need continued Hospital-Level Care for a primary medical condition, disease, dysfunction with 2 or more unstable co-morbid conditions.
Wound and Skin Complex (1+1)
- Need continued specialized medical management of chronic or open wound or skin condition with active management or treatment of 1 or more comorbid conditions.
Respiratory Complex (1+2)
- Need continued Hospital-Level Care for a primary pulmonary condition, disease, dysfunction with 2 or more unstable co-morbid conditions.
Conclusion: Give me a call pre-referral to screen the patient for you