First Medicare-approved transitional care center opens for business

(By – Ilene MacDonald,

The first Medicare-approved, third party transitional care provider began taking patients this month. But it won’t be long before other healthcare providers focus exclusively on this type of service. Newport Beach-based Global Transitional Care (GTC) provides transitional care to patients who are recovering at home after discharge from a hospital or another inpatient medical setting. Its goal is to prevent a return trip to the hospital, TheOrange County Register reports. Read more…


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