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Social Services

BCH

Our registered nurses/licensed social workers are available to assist patients and families with discharge planning needs, including home care services or a transfer to a rehab facility. In addition, they pre-certify all emergent managed care admissions, monitor care criteria utilizing evidence-based InterQual criteria, launch appeals for inpatient observation and swing bed levels of care, and coordinate the review of appropriate cases under CMS’ Utilization Review mandate.  They are also available to help individuals complete an Advance Directive.

GCH

Our licensed social workers are available to assist patients and families with discharge planning needs, make referrals to outside community agencies and coordinate home services as needed. They are also available to assist with completion of Advance Directives. A social worker can be reached at 419-468-0694 or 419-468-0695.