Post-acute Care

Care provided to an individual after a hospital stay and is often related to that stay.

More Common Terms

  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) An assistant who is certified to provide general nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse or therapist. They help with every aspect of nursing care as well as provide daily personal care to patients such as bathing, eating, and exercisi...
  • Incontinence Total or partial loss of bowel or bladder control or functions.
  • Medicare Part D Also known as the Medicare Prescription Drug Plan. Medicare owners can elect this higher coverage to receive discounts on certain prescription drugs.

» View All