Transfer Agreement Skilled Nursing Facility
Medical and other information that is necessary for the maintenance and treatment of residents and, if deemed appropriate, to determine whether these residents can receive appropriate services or services in a less restrictive environment than the facility or hospital, is exchanged between providers, including, but not limited to, the information required under paragraph 483.15 c) (2) iii. An institution must demonstrate its good intentions in order to obtain a transfer contract with a hospital. If a hospital that has reached the facility refuses to accept a transfer contract, check to see if the facility is speaking to other hospitals. Also keep in mind the admission, transmission and redundancy fees .483.15. The information contained in the delegation agreement should support the requirements set out in 483.15 (c), at F622 and the mechanism`s efforts to ensure safe and orderly transfers. In addition, the agreement should contain the information covered in paragraph 483.15 (2) (iii) and take into account other information that may be necessary to ensure the safe and orderly transfer of the resident as well as for the care and treatment of the resident at the place of reception. The facility is considered effective if the institution has attempted, in good faith, to enter into an agreement with a hospital close enough to the facility to allow transmission. (1) By a participating hospital with which the SNF actually has a transfer contract in accordance with paragraph (1) of this section; or to cite the bad practice of the F843, in general, the surveyor`s review will show that, in a state on an Indian reserve, the institution has not performed any of the following measures: 483.70 (j) (1) In accordance with Section 1861 (l) of the Act, the institution (with the exception of a care facility located in a state located on an Indian reserve) must indeed have a written transfer agreement with one or more hospitals. , who are authorized to participate in The Medicare and Medicaid programs, and which reasonably guarantees that – is transferred from the hospital to the hospital and that admission to the hospital is made in a timely manner when the transfer is medically appropriate, as defined by the attending physician or, in an emergency, by another physician, in accordance with the establishment policy and in accordance with national law; and (1) a participating hospital with which the SNF has in fact entered into an agreement under . 483.70 (d) of this chapter on patient transmission and the exchange of medical records; Or it is presumed that good faith efforts were made when the nursing home exhausted all appropriate means and took all necessary steps to reach an agreement with a hospital close enough to the facility to ensure the safety and order of the transfer of residents.