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Admission Requirements

Eligibility/Pre-Admission Requirements

Residents at Pine Ridge must meet specific Pre-Admission Requirements:

Medicare Patients

  •  A physician certifies that the patient needs skilled nursing care
  • A patient is hospitalized for three consecutive days and/or admitted into a skilled nursing facility within 30 days of hospital discharge
  • Chest x-ray
  • List of current medications
  • History and physical report
  • Facesheet
  • Recent lab results
  • Mental health pre-admission screening
  • Updated physician/nursing notes
  • Therapy notes (if applicable)

Private-Pay Patients/Private Insurance/and Medicaid Patients

  • Physician referral
  • Chest x-ray (within last 30 days)
  • List of current medications
  • History and physical report
  • Mental health pre-admission screening
  • Estimated patient pay amount (Medicaid recipients only)
  • Admission deposit (private-pay only)
  • Other items as determined by your insurance
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