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Care Management

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The Care Management Department provides individual case management, from admission to discharge, including identification, management, and referral of Social Service and Discharge planning needs, to all inpatients and swingbed patients of Crittenden Community Hospital, regardless of age and/or payor source.

Care Managers:

Review admission and continue stay criteria
Communicates necessary information to various insurance carriers and payors
Communicates with Discharge Planner to assist with early identification of possible discharge needs
Participates in interdisciplinary meetings for all disciplines involved in your care to facilitate efficient, appropriate and prompt delivery of healthcare services

Social Service/Discharge Planner/MDS Coordinator:

Reviews chart to identify patients requiring discharge planning services
Assesses the patient, evaluating support services, family support and patient's ability for compliance with the plan of care
Early intervention in cases where patients are unable to return to previous level of care as indicated by discharge planning assessment
Facilitates referrals for available services in the area to meet patient's needs, such as Mental Health, Substance Abuse, or Hospice
Arranges Home Health and medical equipment that may be needed
Provides emotional support and works with chaplains for those with spiritual needs

Contact Numbers

Case Managers: 270-965-1028

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