Private Duty Nursing for Case Managers and PIHP Nurses. September 2010. Presenters:. Joan Deschamps Linda Fletcher. Private Duty Nursing - PDN. This session is a requirement for any CMHSP case manager, HSW supports coordinator, or PIHP nurse who has not previously attended this session.
Private Duty Nursing for Case Managers and PIHP Nurses.
For a Consumer under age 21:
For a consumer age 21 and over:
Note: The individual nurse or agency must be part of the PIHP provider network and is paid by the PIHP or its affiliate.
Note: the HSW service description has been slightly modified
in the HSW renewal, which is expected to take effect
October 1, 2010.
the PDN eligibility determination summary and recommendations.
The beneficiary is dependent daily on technology-based medical equipment to sustain life. “Dependent daily on technology-based medical equipment” means:
The amount of PDN (number of hours) that can be authorized is based on several factors:
Instruction Manual for CMH Users Entering Private Duty Nursing Authorizations
Important for first time users.
An Annual PDN Eligibility Determination is completed on every individual receiving PDN services.
Required documentation to be submitted to DCH