HealthSouth Bakersfield Rehabilitation Hospital is offering stroke survivors with functional deficits the opportunity to be screened for possible qualification under Medicare Guidelines to receive rehabilitation services during a short-term stay at HealthSouth. Screening appointments will take place on Thursday, May 17, 2018, from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Screenings are free and by appointment only; availability is limited. Call Treena Carroll, (661) 323-5500 x4004, to make an appointment. Bring copies of your Medicare card or other proof of other insurance and a list of current medications. The screenings typically take 30 minutes. Patients who qualify for the Second Chance Stroke Program will be notified within 24-48 hours.