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By Nancy Ludin
CEO Jewish Pavilion 

Does your loved one need extra time in the hospital?

 

December 23, 2022



Sometimes, your loved one is going to be discharged from the hospital, and you feel that person is not ready to come home. You can refuse discharge. Every state has a quality innovation network quality Improvement Organization. These government agencies help people with Medicare and Medicaid. See www.tiny.cc/QINmap

KEPRO is a beneficiary and family-centered, quality-improvement organization that can help you.

Quite simply, this is how it works and I tried it with my mother a few years ago. The hospital gives a discharge order. You refuse the order. You call KEPRO for an appeal. A KEPRO phy...



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