INDEPENDENCE – Important to our Nation and our Patients

No matter our age, we all strive for and enjoy independence. From the time we are born, our parents teach us how to care for ourselves until we reach adulthood, then we begin the process of teaching our own children the value of doing things for themselves. Success, happiness and other life achievements are often

INDEPENDENCE – Important to our Nation and our Patients2017-06-29T13:58:44+00:00

Developing and Implementing an Action Plan

An action plan is a tool by which we follow up on identified issues or concerns. Many of us are familiar with the term and with various formats of action plans. From a RehabCare standpoint, an action plan is generally developed when we need to ensure improvement of an area identified as a concern. You

Developing and Implementing an Action Plan2017-06-23T14:49:24+00:00

Determining Frequency Intensity and Duration: What are the Guidelines?

Treating clinicians unfortunately, occasionally get into routines. We’ve all been there; here are a few examples. Skilled services to focus on: Therapeutic exercise, ADL retraining, functional mobility and cognitive retraining; Frequency and Duration: Patient to be treated 5 times a week for 6 weeks; Anticipated daily treatment 30-45 minutes anticipated to complete plan of care.

Determining Frequency Intensity and Duration: What are the Guidelines?2017-06-16T17:48:48+00:00

ADRs and Appeals: Revisiting who does what/when

Medicare and other payers routinely look at our rehab documentation in order to determine reimbursement. The good news is that Rehabcare has a dedicated ADR and appeals team, whose job is to facilitate the process. Because our contracts are specific around notification deadlines for ADRs and denials, because Medicare has specific timelines to appeal, and

ADRs and Appeals: Revisiting who does what/when2019-06-28T17:24:51+00:00