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songaila

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For the current students, have you guys worked in the nursing home? Is it mainly primary care? Do pod work as contractors for the nursing homes? The reason I ask because someone said most pods go to ortho, multi-specialty and private practices.

Thank you very much
 

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I believe it is contracted and my understanding from shadowing was that reimbursement really sucks. Medicare doesn't pay well and is very specific...reimbursement for 1-3 callusses is x amount and for 4-6 y amount. Not that $ should be the reason why one chooses to service a nursing home, but I'm sure with loan repayment as it is, it will be a consideration.
 
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For the current students, have you guys worked in the nursing home? Is it mainly primary care? Do pod work as contractors for the nursing homes? The reason I ask because someone said most pods go to ortho, multi-specialty and private practices.

Thank you very much

One of our clinicians visits a nursing home in town. I believe that he is under a contract but he does not work exclusively for the nursing home.
 
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songaila

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I know Drfeelgood is going to kill me for this but.........I just check DMU and accidentally found that Drfeelgood is on the "student profile" section today and I recommend everybody take a look:laugh::laugh::laugh:. :thumbup:

The thread has become useless..
 
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