Clostridium Difficile

“C Diff”

The most common question HHI receives related to isolation is whether a facility can code Isolation on a resident with a diagnosis C-Diff?

Hopefully, last week’s blog on isolation and the below information from the CDC will help answer this question. In summary, a facility can code isolation on a resident who is positive for C-Diff if the infection cannot be contained, and the parameters discussed on the preceding page are met.

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C-Diff and Isolation Blog 8.16.2022

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

"Our relationship with Harmony has definitely increased our RUG rates through education and communication. Our current RUG rate has increased 11% and has more than covered any related costs of doing business."

ROGER SLIBY, VP FINANCE & CFO
The Jewish Home (Fairfield, CT)

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KIM MALLOY-SALMON, DIRECTOR OF REHABILITATION SERVICES
Salmon Family of Services (Beaumont, MA)