For Professionals: Admissions

The admissions process commences with a referral packet containing pertinent information about your patient. By providing us with these key medical documents, we are better able determine the level of care that your patient requires, as well as utilization of their health benefits. If necessary, an on-site assessment by our clinical liaison may be requested, in order to ensure accuracy. We request that you submit the following documents within your referral:

TRANSITION FROM HOSPITAL

  • Face Sheet/Demographics Info
  • Most Recent History & Physical (H&P)
  • List of Medications
  • Recent Nursing Notes
  • Recent Labs, if applicable
  • List of Isolations, if applicable
  • Any Advanced Directives on File (i.e. POA, DNR, etc.)
  • Completed PASSR and 3008 Pre-Admission Screening

TRANSITION FROM REHAB/NURSING FACILITY
The admissions process commences with a referral packet containing key information about the
patient. We request that you submit the following documents within your referral:

  • Face Sheet/Demographics Info
  • Most Recent History & Physical (H&P)
  • List of Medications
  • Recent Nursing Notes
  • Recent Social Service Notes
  • Recent Labs, if applicable
  • List of Isolations, if applicable
  • Any Advanced Directives on File (i.e. POA, DNR, etc.)
  • Copy of PASSR and 3008 Pre-Admission Screening
  • Verification of Income

COVERAGE
Lakeland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is certified to participate in both Medicare and Florida Medicaid programs. We are also contracted to work with many private insurers and Hospice providers. Please contact a member of our Admissions Team with any questions or concerns you have regarding coverage and benefits options. We participate in the following reimbursement plans:

  • Medicare*
  • Medicaid
  • Several Private Insurance Plans including Medicare Replacements and Commercial Options**
  • Hospice
  • Private Pay

*Medicare eligibility requires a three-night consecutive stay in the hospital, after being admitted.
**Please contact our Admissions office to determine eligibility of your insurance plan.