Rivers Edge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

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Admissions

Taking the Next Steps Toward Placing Yourself Or a Loved One in Our Care

Our Admission professionals understand the various payer sources and are able to explain the process in any easy-to-understand manner. We are here to provide you with help every step of the way. Rivers Edge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center accepts the following payer sources: Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial Insurances, Medicare Replacement, Managed Care and Private Pay. Because each insurance has different requirements for admission into a skilled nursing facility, each resident requires a comprehensive clinical and financial review to ensure Rivers Edge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center can adequately meet the patients’ needs.

  • Pre-Admission family meetings/tours are available by appointment.
  • Free Evaluation in the hospital or home
  • Flexible admissions – evenings and weekends
  • Assistance with Billing

We are certified for and associated with the following:

  • Medicare/Medicaid Certified
  • Licensed by the State of Kentucky

 

For more information, please review the following presentation:

What You Should Know About Entering a Nursing Home


 

 Admission Requirements

Admission from Hospital:

  1. FL2 (with approval number is applicable) and PASARR number
  2. MAR – Medication Administration Record
  3. IV Administration Record (past 14 days)
  4. History and Physical
  5. Chest X-Ray or PPD 6. Lab Reports if applicable
  6.  Therapy Notes if Applicable
  7. Signed Discharge Summary or
  8. Transfer form with orders; signed by Physician.

Admission from Home:

  1. FL2 (with approval number is applicable) and PASARR number
  2. History and Physical
  3. Signed Doctors Orders
  4. Chest X-Ray or PPD
  5. Home Health Notes if applicable
  6. If admission is within two weeks of a hospital discharge and under Medicare Part A, requirements will follow under “Admission from Hospital”

Admission from another Nursing Facility:

  1. FL2 (with approval number is applicable) and PASARR number
  2. History and Physical
  3. Chest X-Ray or PPD
  4. Lab Reports if applicable
  5. Transfer form with orders; signed by Physician
  6. If transferring under Medicare Part A, requirements will follow under “Admission from Hospital”

We are here to help. Most Admissions Coordinators, Social Workers, and Discharge Planners work together to gather all of this information.

Rivers Edge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center admits residents without regard to race, creed or religion.