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1. CMS: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

2. DME: durable medical equipment

3. NIV: noninvasive positive pressure ventilation

4. LTACH: long-term acute care hospitals

5. SNF: skilled nursing facility

6. TTOT: transtracheal oxygen therapy

7. Home care

8. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 has expanded health care coverage to many uninsured Americans, prohibits the exclusion of preexisting conditions, and increases the scope of coverage for certain types of preventive care.

9. A. Subacute
B. Rehab
C. Skilled nursing facility
D. Home health care
E. Long-term acute care

10. The LTACH does provide focused acute rehab & care for patients with complex medical issues and diseases. M of these patients have tracheostomy tubes or are on mechanical ventilation, therefore, RTs are involves and invasive weaning is provided.


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