PAD Stories

"This time, with a PAD, I did not receive any treatments that I did not want. They were very respectful.  I really felt like the hospital took better care of me because I had my PAD. In fact, I think it's the best care that I've ever received."

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When must information be provied on the advance directive policy?

Under the law and implementing regulations , hospitals, skilled nursing homes and nursing homes must provide the required information to individuals at the time of admission.  In the case of managed care health plans, the required information must be provided at the time of enrollment.  In the case of hospice programs, information must be provided at the time of initial receipt of care and in the case of home health care or personal care providers, in advance of the individual receiving care.