Weekend work

  1. I new to HH, was wondering if in your HH agency it's common to do SOC on weekends??
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  3. by   krittiebrn
    VERY common. Sat and Sun. Some agencies have a 24 or 48 hour policy of Admit after the referral has been received.
  4. by   nurseklg
    YES! My agency does SOCs on weekends and emergency visits only.
  5. by   KateRN1
    Yup, most SOCs happen Fri, Sat, and Sun. Medicare gives the agency 48 hours from the time of the referral to do the SOC, so if it comes in on Friday, SOC is happening by Sunday unless you get a physician-ordered SOC date.