Unit 3: Week 3 Chapter 5 Review Questions Homework
DISCUSSION QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
The following are the Discussion Questions found at the end of this chapter along with answers to those questions. Please submit to the appropriate DropBox.
1. What are postacute and subacute care?
A. What is postacute care?
B. What is subacute care?
2. Where is subacute care provided and by whom?
3. What types of services are included in subacute care?
4. How and why did subacute care develop?
5. How is subacute care financed?
6. What regulations apply to subacute care?
7. What is the difference between care management and case management?
8. In reference to the case at the end of this chapter, consider the following:
a. How can subacute care meet the needs of such different patients as David and Joyce?
b. Should both be included in a single care category, or should we create different levels of care for each?
c. Is subacute care really a response to patient needs, or is it a way of increasing financing for providers?