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Navigating the Five-Star Conflict for the Mentally Ill

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McKnight’s Long-Term Care News – When it comes to patients with mental health conditions, skilled nursing facilities must navigate conflicting guidelines regarding diagnosis and treatment. The appropriate standards of care can be directly at odds with the requirements of the Five-Star Quality Rating System. Click here for insight from Richard Thompson, M.D., the Western North Carolina Psychiatry Lead for IPC of TeamHealth, about the proper approach to this dilemma.