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FAQs for Short-Term Rehab/Long-Term Nursing

FAQs for Short-Term Rehab/Long-Term Nursing

Below are some of the frequently asked questions about Concordia Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Nursing Care. Please don't hesitate to call the respective facility or our administrative headquarters at 724-352-1571 if you don't see your question listed here.

Q. Is there an easy way to complete all the necessary paperwork for potential admission to Concordia Short-Term Rehabilitation or Long-Term Nursing Care?
A. YES - Simply call the location you are interested in; we will conduct a brief screening interview and personally walk you through everything you need to do.
Q. Will I have free internet access?
A. All of Concordia's Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Nursing Care units are equipped with free wireless internet for our patients, residents and guests to use. Each of these facilities also have free wireless internet in certain other parts of the building.
Q. What is the staffing ratio in Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Nursing Care?
A. Staffing ratios vary based on facility, but Concordia prides itself on maintaining staffing levels that meet or exceed best practices in our industry. Feel free to ask the administrator of the building you are researching.
Q. Do you accept my insurance in Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Nursing Care?
A. It varies by facility, but we accept most major insurance providers. In Pennsylvania, depending on the facility, some of the insurances we accept include: Medicare/Medicaid, Aetna/US Healthcare, UPMC, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield plans, Health America/Health Assurance/Advantra and more. In Ohio, some of the insurances we accept include: Medical Mutual, Anthem, Aetna, Humana and more. The list of participating plans continues to expand, so call the locations you are interested in to see if your plan is eligible.
Q. Do you have private rooms?
A. The vast majority of Concordia's Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Nursing Care beds are private. However, we do believe that having various options of room sizes and accommodations affords current and potential residents more choices. So there are a few semi-private Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Nursing Care rooms throughout the system.
Q. How often will I get therapy?
A. Each person in Concordia Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Nursing Care receives an individualized treatment plan that is specific to his/her needs. We offer treatment 5 - 6 days a week, twice daily sessions (if indicated). Upon admission, each patient is evaluated to determine how often therapy is needed.
Q. Do you accept Medicaid for Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Nursing Care?
A. Currently, Concordia at Cabot, Concordia at Sumner and Concordia of Monroeville are the only locations in the Concordia family that are able to accept Medicaid. Ask us to help you explore your benefit and payment options - we're here to HELP you, not sell you.
Q. What is your Medicare rating?
A. A facility's Medicare rating can change throughout a year, but most Concordia Short-Term Rehabilitation and Long-Term Nursing Care facilities ("skilled nursing facilities") are typically 4 to 5 out of 5 stars. To check any facility's most up to date rating, visit Medicare's Nursing Home Compare website here. http://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/search.html
Q. Where are your survey results and are they available for viewing?
A. Survey results are always available for viewing at Concordia. Their specific location in the building varies by facility. Feel free to ask the administrator of the building you are researching.