Los Angeles County

LA DHS HOSPITALS

  1. The hospital discharge planner (DP), case manager (CM), RN, or social worker (SW) determines their patient is homeless and in need of a safe discharge location.
  2. The DP, CM, RN, or SW will call the DHS Referral Line @ 213-833-3370 for approval and Recuperative Care submission information.
  3. Then, fax the HFH referral form along with all supporting documents (H&P, Med List, Psych Eval, PT eval etc.) to DHS @ 213-482-3395.
  4. Once received, the DHS Referral Coordinator will review the HFH application package and will communicate directly with the DP, CM, RN, or SW.
  5. Once approved by DHS for HFH, the referral will be forwarded to the appropriate Recuperative Care site for final review and will provide the hospital with the Recuperative Care Referral Coordinator’s contact information.
  6. The Recuperative Care Referral Coordinator will then review the referral and will communicate directly with the hospital for additional information related to program admission criteria, care transition issues, and final discharge approval.
  7. IF Recuperative Care’s Referral Coordinator is Julia Cross @ 949-273-0555 ext. 403.

LA PRIVATE HOSPITALS

  1. The discharge planner, case manager (CM), RN, or social worker (SW) determines their patient is homeless and in need of a safe discharge location.
  2. The discharge planner CM, RM, or SW receives approval from their Director or Supervisor to refer and establish the length of stay in IF Recuperative Care.
  3. Once approved, the referral form must be completely filled out by discharge planner RN, CM, SW.
  4. Then, fax the referral form along with supporting documents (H&P, Med List, PT eval, etc.) to
    888-382-9551.
  5. Once received, the Referral Coordinator will review and communicate back to CM, RN, or SW whether the referral is approved or denied for the program.
  6. Once approved, a checklist with the address of IF Recuperative Care will be emailed or faxed.

ORANGE COUNTY

OC PRIVATE HOSPITALS

  1. The discharge planner, case manager (CM), RN, or social worker (SW) determines their patient is homeless and in need of a safe discharge location.
  2. The discharge planner CM, RM, or SW receives approval from their Director or Supervisor to refer and establish the length of stay in IF Recuperative Care.
  3. Once approved, the referral form must be completely filled out by discharge planner RN, CM, SW.
  4. Then, fax the referral form along with supporting documents (H&P, Med List, PT eval, etc.) to
    888-382-9551.
  5. Once received, the Referral Coordinator will review and communicate back to CM, RN, or SW whether the referral is approved or denied for the program.
  6. Once approved, a checklist with the address of IF Recuperative Care will be emailed or faxed.

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Inland empire

IE HOSPITALS (FOR NON-IEHP MEMBERS)

  1. The discharge planner, case manager (CM), RN, or social worker (SW) determines their patient is homeless and in need of a safe discharge location.
  2. The discharge planner CM, RM, or SW receives approval from their Director or Supervisor to refer and establish the length of stay in IF Recuperative Care.
  3. Once approved, the referral form must be completely filled out by discharge planner RN, CM, SW.
  4. Then, fax the referral form along with supporting documents (H&P, Med List, PT eval etc.) to
    951-801-5112.
  5. Once received, the Referral Coordinator will review and communicate back to CM, RN, or SW that the patient was either Approved or Denied for the program. 
  6. Once approved, a checklist with the address of IF Recuperative Care location will be emailed or faxed.

IE HOSPITALS (FOR IEHP/MOLINA HEALTHCARE MEMBERS)

  1. The discharge planner, case manager (CM), RN, or social worker (SW) determines their patient is homeless and in need of a safe discharge location.
  2. The discharge planner CM, RM, or SW receives approval from their Director or Supervisor to refer and establish the length of stay in IF Recuperative Care.
  3. The discharge planner must notify IEHP/Molina Inpatient Review Nurse of possible referral to IF Recuperative Care.
  4. The referral form must be completely filled out by discharge planner RN, CM, SW.
  5. Then, fax the referral form along with supporting documents (H&P, Med List, PT eval etc.) to
    951-801-5112.
  6. Once received, the Referral Coordinator will review and communicate back to CM, RN, or SW that the patient was either Approved or Denied for the program. 
  7. Once approved, a checklist with the address of IF Recuperative Care location will be emailed or faxed.

For any further questions or concerns, please contact the Referral Coordinator.

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