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What is a life care plan supplemental?

A life care plan supplemental is an addendum to the original life care plan after new information, recommendations or changes in the patient’s condition have been received and can include changes, additions or subtractions of items to the life care … Continued

Who is qualified to be a life care planner?

Life care planners include a group of health care professionals: nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, physicians, psychologists, and rehabilitation professionals.  These professionals obtain the necessary training, experience, and education and sit the exam to become a Certified Life Care Planner … Continued

What is the medical foundation for a life care plan?

The medical foundation for the life care plan can be obtained from the treating medical providers or medical experts or research.  A physician or advanced practice nurse is often needed to confirm that future medical services are needed and related … Continued

What is life care planning methodology?

A Life Care Planner generally follows a consistent approach to developing a life care plan, including a review of medical records, expert reports, depositions and other supporting documents, an evaluation of the plaintiff, research and communication with providers and tables … Continued

What is a Life Care Plan?

The American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP) defines a life care plan as a plan that outlines an individual’s needs throughout the healthcare continuum, in multiple settings, and throughout life expectancy. A Life Care Plan must be flexible, … Continued

What is included in a Life Care Plan?

A Life Care Plan is inclusive of all future medical care a patient will need such as medical evaluations, therapy, rehab, counseling, diagnostic testing, surgeries, transportation, home modifications, durable medical equipment, specialized equipment and supplies, home care and personal care … Continued