Top 4 Challenges and Solutions for SNF Admissions Specialists

SNF eligibility verification is key to a skilled nursing facility’s fiscal good health but it’s a process that can often be slow and inaccurate. Which SNF eligibility problems did admissions specialists recently describe as their toughest? In a recent survey by ABILITY, admissions specialists from across the United States described the key issues that can lead to their toughest challenges.

In this article, you’ll also learn about the solutions admissions staff are using to save time and tackle the issues of SNF eligibility problems in jobs like yours. You’ll find out how they’re addressing:

  • Detecting changes in eligibility status 
  • The hassle of requesting verification for one patient and one payer at a time 
  • Ongoing need to re-verify eligibility for residents