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  • Medicare Inpatient Prospective Payment System

    are based on rate per discharge and by using the Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Group (MS-DRG) which are assigned to the patients. The MS-DRG is the system by which the Medicare patient’s hospital stay has been classified into different groups in order to make the payments for the services. The MS-DRG assigns code such as 190 stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with MCC. The codes are distributed on the basis of major complication or comorbidity [MCC] and without MCC. There have been studies which have suggested that the cost of certain procedures for the MS-DRG are going to increase exponentially as the demand for such procedures will rise.[1] With a view to bring a control on the rising costs of care, the Center of Medicare & Medicaid…

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  • Hospital Cost Method

    treatments as well as the associated costs. Each episode of patient care is assigned to a Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) which classifies numbers of diseases into groups which are clinically coherent and resource homogenous in terms of resource consumption and costs. DRG throughput will contribute to determining how much the hospital is paid for the patient care episode. This particular funding…

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  • Diabetic Education Center: Swot Analysis

    SWOT Analysis Hamidi and Delbahari (2011) explains the SWOT analysis as a participatory model used by groups for examining conditions and developing appropriate strategies and plans, through assessing attributes and proficiencies to foster evidence for change within a group. SWOT analysis tool analyzes internal and external environments to make systematic approach to making decisions through analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. (Ghazinoory, Abdi, & Azadegan-Mehr,…

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  • Annotated Bibliography On Oppositional Defiant Disorder

    Article Assessment- Oppositional Defiant Disorder Kathryn Ervin Appalachian State University Overview of ODD ODD is a pattern of behaviors; angry/irritable mood, argumentative/defiant behavior, and vindictiveness. The symptoms have to be distressing in areas of social functioning to themselves and others, and cause significant problems in all areas such as school, work, home. The symptoms must be present among at least one person that is not a sibling. The behaviors have…

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  • Factitious Disorders: A Case Study

    difficult phenomenon’s to detect: factitious disorder, malingering, Munchausen syndrome, and Munchausen by proxy. As a starting point for diagnosis and treatment, doctors rely on reported symptoms in order to accurately detect the problems with the patients. When patients give misleading information, consciously or unconsciously, doctors and physicians are unable to accurately diagnose the patient (Dyer & Feldman, 2007). This phenomenon is commonly known as factitious disorder, which the…

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  • Homelessness In Mental Health

    of generalized anxiety disorder and major depression. These diagnoses were chosen because of their consistent presence in published literature about mental health and homelessness. This study could not test for more diagnoses that had advanced diagnostic criteria due to not having access to a professional trained in diagnosing. The intention of the survey is also to be brief and easy to answer in order to maximize the number of participants completing it. These mental health results will be the…

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  • Anxiety Disorders Case Study Sample

    the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for DSM-IV (ADIS; DiNardo, Brown, & Barlow, 1994). The ADIS assesses anxiety disorders, as well as psychosis and other diagnoses that are often comorbid with anxiety disorders, such as major depression. The inclusion criteria for recruitment required that patients have primary diagnoses of DSM-IV anxiety disorders, but excluding those with specific phobias and public-speaking anxiety. They have to have had cohabited with their spouse or partner for at…

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  • Hairspray Case Study

    acknowledging that the situation could have caused these responses. Rather than recognizing that an external factor such as Isaac 's own core beliefs or her parents’ lack of knowledge caused the abandonment, Tracy 's core beliefs led her to think that she was the problem. Diagnosing Tracy with a mental health problem creates the potential for her to locate the issues inside of herself making her feel more hopeless about the situation she is in. The unreliability of the diagnosis criteria was…

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  • Ptsd Screening Test

    When a person experiences a traumatic event, their brain changes. An intense fear reaction can create neurological pathways in the brain that remain there for years after the event occurs. Post-traumatic Stress Disorder can change a person by making them hyper-vigilant, irritable, fearful, and many other symptoms of PTSD. These are the criteria that needs to be met and they screening tests used to diagnose someone with PTSD. The criteria to be diagnosed with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder is…

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  • Neurofibromatosis Type 1: A Case Study

    Diagnosis of Neurofibromatosis type 1 is based mainly on clinical findings which meet the diagnostic criteria for Neurofibromatosis 1 which was developed by the National Institutes of Health. Since Neurofibromatosis 1 is caused by heterozygous pathogenic modifications in NF1, molecular testing is rarely needed for diagnosis, and is only useful for certain individuals. The diagnostic criteria for Neurofibromatosis 1 is: 1 they must have six or more café-au-lait macules which are, for prepubescent…

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