Geriatricians launched a pilot program to explore whether comprehensive geriatric evaluation can facilitate a smooth transition of eligible patients directly from the ED to a SNF.
Yes, there is time to get the whole picture: seniors can spend an hour with a physician, digging below the surface questions and making plans for a longer, healthier life. And it’s fully covered.
Medicare now covers annual low-dose CT screenings for patients at greatest risk of developing lung cancer. This test can reduce lung cancer deaths in high-risk patients by 20 percent.