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I'm a RN , but I don't understand Medicare ..mom has used about all her 100 days in a SNF ..she has hydronephrosis so she has been in and out a lot of the Hospital..anyway I was told by the SNF mom was at that she cannot be hospitalized or anytype of admit for 2 months so her days can reset ..I didn't realize that she couldn't have any admits for,her days to reset ...is this right not even a hospital admit? .. luckily we have a app with the urologist for,her hydronephrosis next week , poor dear mama I'd love to give her a break from the hospital, but if she needs to go she goes , then I'm stuck with no song days .any help or insight would be great ..thank you in advance and Happy New Year !!

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Good Lord spell check ughhhhhhhhh sorry
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Just bought not boo new linens and At night I warm her blankie in the dryer so she is snuggly in bed ..you should see her cute Christmas Jammie's and slippers I got her ,,,Tommrow we go to the hair dresser to get her hair cut and. Colored,,,believe me I don't know why you are disturbed ,,,her room is spotless I have a house keeper On my way! In every 2 weeks to deep. Lean her bathroom and bedroom and mine too
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I'm disturbed your disturbed ... I do my best I'm only one person ...but I pay for everything and do without myself ,,,I don't need mom's social security,,to get that amount I would just have to work one extra day ,,I'm a master's degree RN and run a rehab unit ( Acute care ) ,,, I make plenty of money ,,I have a 401 k and stocks and my own home .,,i just sick myself and I have my health problems but I suck it up and go to work and run a unit ,,l ..please explain why your disturbed thank you and you are awesome I just don't understand,,,I'm still in grief and over Geri's death at 49 and I cry for her I miss her ...I just do my best ,,,I just boo ugh the mom new linens and Jammie's and all she needs and i bought her a bed where the head goes up and down and and it took my last penny but mom and dad get the best
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Is well taken care of ,,,spell check is killing me
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No not for my benefit ,,and really it's not disturbing..I'm a RN and would,like to,keep her home ,,,she has all she needs her and the snf I send her to I cannot afford private pay ,,,I take of my dad too who has colon cancer ..I make very good money I am a clinical supervisor and a RN since 1986 ,,but mom iw very well taken care of at home I just don't understand why the 60 days until her Medicare resets ,,I just can't afford $800.00 a day for snf ,,.i pay $266.00 a month for her AARP so really no there's really nothing disturbing here ,, I am also sick with Psoratic arthritis and on chemo ,and iv meds ...and work full time,,,I don't understand why you are disturbed ,? ..why is it disturbing? I love mom home ..it is my home she has the best I give , my kids are grown and it's mom and I and the cat ..
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Sorry for the typo in my original post ,,lol ,.no song days ,,, I haven't sang to anyone but my cat lately
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She has Alzheimer's and dementia and a host of other things , luckily no diabetes or liver problems , no cancer , and as far as I know no renal disease .. she has other things ..thank you all so,much
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She just goes to rehab after her hospitalizations to get her walking and build her strength ... she has a caregiver at home and a beautiful bedroom and I love to have her home ..because of the hydronephrosis she has a lot of uti's ,,and this year has been horrible she's had a lot , first they find a stone in her kidney ,then next Ultra sound it's gone ..it's 10.55 cm which is about a cm long ,,it's crazy,im a RN and I have no idea how a stone that big disappears ...anyway we have an appointment with the urologist on the 11th to find out what,the heck is going on ...is she starting renal disease ?although her bun and creat are normal at this point.. ,,,I'm very worried she will end up going septic so I need to find out what is going on ,..she always go to the hospital I work at so she gets the best the doctors I hand pick them ,,,lol... but this Medicare stuff confuses me ,,,she has a secondary insurance AARP plan N which really helps ..but I'm not sure if she qualifies for Medicaid ..she only has social security..but I pay for everything for her and my dad ..my sister died 3 years ago and I'm alone with their care , my brother is useless ..no help then calls me up once in awhile to boss me around and tell me how a bad job I'm doing then I bawl for 3 hours and call him swear words and move on ...
Anyway to digress ..I'm just not understanding this Medicare business ....I have to keep her home until march 1 ( she just got out of rehab for the last hydronephrosis) so,her 100 days will reset ,,,I hope the urologist helps ,,,thank you all for all your suggestions ..and how do I start Medicaid ? And will that cancel the AARP? .. love to,you all, and happy new year 😘🌹
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We do not recommend playing the reset game. If she needs SNF, then keep her in SNF and apply for Medicaid when her assets are spent down. You are doing the reset for your benefit, not for hers, which is rather disturbing.
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"Being paid for by Medicare"
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The way it was explained to me, it's not that your mom can't be admitted to the hospital, it's that another admittance won't result in her bring entitled to any more days of rehab bring psid gir by Medicare. They we ould have to be private pay.

Is your mom eligible for Medicaid? It might be wise to look into that.
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