Admissions Specialist - Roles & Responsibilities

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Management Quizzes & Trivia

This post-training quiz is designed to measure your understanding of the Admissions Specialist training materials. Please take a few minutes to answer the questions that follow.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    As an Admissions Specialist, what percentage of your time should be spent in the field?
    • A. 

      80%

    • B. 

      85%

    • C. 

      90%

    • D. 

      95%

  • 2. 
    As an Admissions Specialist, your conversion ratio goals (evaluation to admission) should be at least:
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      65%

    • C. 

      70%

    • D. 

      100%

  • 3. 
    Why is it important to conduct on-site assessments of patient referrals:
    • A. 

      Communicates potential risk to Director of Nursing

    • B. 

      Ensures facility can meet the needs of the patient

    • C. 

      Both of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The Admissions Specialist should spend 75% of his/her time with new evaluations, physicians, family members and case managers invention to close sale.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The one report that the Admissions Specialist is expected to keep daily is called:
    • A. 

      Patient Information Log

    • B. 

      Admissions Specialist Monthly Trend Report

    • C. 

      Census Summary Report Card

    • D. 

      Admissions Specialist Daily Tracking Tool

  • 6. 
    The expected turnaround for a referral acceptance is:
    • A. 

      1 hour

    • B. 

      24 hours

    • C. 

      20 minutes or less

    • D. 

      As long as it takes

  • 7. 
    An example of a Financial Risk admission is:
    • A. 

      Admitting a patient under 65 years old without a disability screening

    • B. 

      Admitting a patient with discharge support without a financial plan

    • C. 

      Admitting an insurance patient with an authorization without verifying benefits

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    If a patient is returning from the hospital, there is no need to get a pre-assessment evaluation prior to readmitting the patient to the same facility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    A Medicare patient needs a ______ day qualifying stay in the hospital unless they have been in the SNF within ________ days.
    • A. 

      3 / 30

    • B. 

      1 / 3

    • C. 

      30 / 100

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What is a referral source?
    • A. 

      Physician

    • B. 

      Admission Specialist

    • C. 

      Hospital

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 11. 
    What tool is used for referral tracking?
    • A. 

      Pre-assessment tool

    • B. 

      Census Report Card Summary

    • C. 

      Referral log

    • D. 

      Marketing meeting minutes

  • 12. 
    The Census Report Card Summary compiles the following information:
    • A. 

      Denials

    • B. 

      Admissions

    • C. 

      Referrals

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Portal reports can trend referral/admission data by:
    • A. 

      Physicians

    • B. 

      Hospitals

    • C. 

      Payors

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 14. 
    The Admissions Specialist is responsible for updating the ABC accounts and SWOT analysis at least quarterly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    When receiving a referral over the phone from out of the area, it is appropriate to accept the patient without a completed pre-assessment tool since they are too far away.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    After checking with the Case Manager, it is the responsibility of the Admissions Specialist to call the family after the referral has been made.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    What document is to be sent to the Regional Director of Admissions on a weekly basis?
    • A. 

      Marketing plan

    • B. 

      Pre-assessment tool

    • C. 

      Planning sheet

    • D. 

      Expense report

  • 18. 
    Your expense will be reviewed and approved by the Regional Director of Admissions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Opportunities discovered by pulling the Portal reports include:
    • A. 

      Most frequently admitted diagnoses to target specific types of patients

    • B. 

      How many referrals received by Program to target specialty physicians

    • C. 

      Referrals by MD specialty can be used to target specific clinical programs needed

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 20. 
    The Census Report Card Summary pulls data from:
    • A. 

      Patient Information Log

    • B. 

      Key Factor Admissions

    • C. 

      Key Factor Census

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
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