The OBRA guidelines for quality improvement by Marie S. Jaffe

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Published by Skidmore-Roth Pub. in Englewood, Colo .

Written in English

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  • Long-term care facilities -- Standards -- United States.,
  • Long-term care facilities -- Law and legislation -- United States.

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StatementMarie Jaffe.
ContributionsAcello, Barbara.
LC ClassificationsRA997 .J27 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 460 p. (loose-leaf) ;
Number of Pages460
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Open LibraryOL497634M
ISBN 10156930047X
LC Control Number98232099

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This comprehensive guide assists long term care personnel in complying with the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) rules governing long term care facilities.

Each section deals with a particular set of OBRA requirements, including an exact copy of each requirement and interpretive guidelines as published in the State Operations Manual of the Health Care Financing Administration.

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The OBRA guidelines for quality improvement by Marie S. Jaffe,Skidmore-Roth Pub. edition, in English - 2nd : OBRA basis, scope, and definitions --Resident rights --Admission, transfer, and discharge rights --Quality of life --Resident assessment --Quality of care --Nursing services --Dietary services --Physician services --Specialized rehabilitative services --Dental services --Pharmacy services --Infection control --Physical environment --Administration --Immediate jeopardy criteria --Resident Assessment.

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