- Managed Care
Assessment of nursing and social needs. Coordination of providers, oversight of services.
An individual will only qualify for Medicaid if they have satisfied income impoverishment tests.
- Medical Social Services
If a patient is having difficulty adjusting to physical, psychological, financial, environmental, or familial limitations which inhibit his or her recovery from an illness or injury, a medical social worker (MSW) may provide advice and counsel, and instruct in the utilization of appropriate community resources.
An individual is eligible for Medicare if he/she is 65 or older, or has chronic renal disease, or is disabled. Medicare mainly provides for acute services and 90 days of skilled care.