P. 1
Health Care Glossary

Health Care Glossary

4.0

|Views: 402|Likes:
Published by db_sheetal

More info:

Published by: db_sheetal on Feb 05, 2009
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as DOC or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

12/01/2014

Acute level of psychiatric treatment normally provided for 4 or more hours per day.
Normally includes group therapies and activities with homogeneous patient populations.
Is used as a referral step-down from inpatient care or as an alternative to inpatient care.
Unlike intensive outpatient or simple outpatient services, PHP provides an attending
psychiatrist, onsite nursing and social work. Reimbursed by payers at a rate that is
roughly one half of inpatient psychiatric hospitalization day rate. Patients do not spend
the night at the partial hospital.

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->