At skilled nursing facilities across the US, SNF admissions managers work hard to keep their organizations healthy and growing. One of the biggest challenges in SNF admissions management is keeping eligibility statuses accurate and up-to-date – especially as patients have more choices for insurance coverage than ever before.
In a recent survey, ABILITY heard about SNF eligibility management problems from around the country. Managers came up with their 3 toughest challenges, and also described the solutions they’re using to address these common SNF admissions management issues. Learn how they’re tackling:
- Inability to detect changes in elibility status
- Waiting on the phone for information from payers
- Managing staff tasks and results