2022 Swing-bed Fundamentals
Tuesday, November 08, 2022
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Join NCHA for a webinar, "Swing-Bed Fundamentals," on Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 11 am to 1 pm. Hospitals with 100 or fewer licensed hospital beds are eligible to participate in the swing-bed program. Hospital beds can be used for an acute-care patient or a post-acute (skilled nursing) patient. This webinar describes the basic Medicare regulations to participate in the swing-bed program and explains the differences between the requirements for critical access and other rural hospitals.
- Describe the regulatory requirements and related interpretative guidelines.
- Explain patient eligibility criteria for admission to the swing-bed program.
- Discuss the differences between the requirements for comprehensive assessment in a critical access hospital and rural hospital.
CNOs, Behavioral Health staff, Compliance and Risk Officers, Nurse Manager/Leader and Patient advocate