FAQ Category: general

What should I know about reimbursement for patients at Specialty Hospital?

Since Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey is an acute care hospital, physicians who see patients in these LTACHs bill at hospital level of reimbursement and may round on patients and bill for daily visits. Physicians across the country have had no issues in obtaining physician reimbursement from both Medicare and private insurers. In fact, physicians …

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What assurances are there about the quality of care my patients can expect to receive?

We have assembled a highly qualified team of nurses and other health care professionals to provide the level of care that you can expect at any top-notch hospital. Much of our success in improving patient outcomes is the result of a high nurse-to-patient ratio — one licensed professional to every four or five patients — …

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After patients are discharged, what’s next along the continuum of care?

Following a comprehensive evaluation by members of our clinical team in consultation with you and their other physicians, Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey patients have the same discharge options as any hospitalized patient — they can return home with or without visiting nurse or health services, or be placed in an acute or subacute rehabilitation …

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What is an LTACH?

An LTACH (long term acute care hospital) is a fully licensed independent hospital that meets the same stringent federal and state regulations as any hospital. Most LTACHs employ the “hospital-within-a-hospital” model, including Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey in affiliation with Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus. Under this model, Specialty Hospital of Central Jersey leases a …

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