Therapy goals must be related to the patient’s disability/dysfunction and prognosis. Appropriate goal development drives the treatment plan and supports medical necessity of the care that is provided. Click here to read the rest of this article.
In coding treatment diagnosis, use the code which relates to the diagnosis for which therapy services are provided. Click here to read the rest of this article.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2019 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for Medicare Parts A and B. Click here to read the rest of this article.
When completing a comprehensive positioning evaluation it is essential that the therapist consider the medical diagnoses and anticipated impairments that may impact alignment, function, skin integrity and safety. Click here to read the rest of this article.
Proper positioning is critical to the well-being and quality of life of our residents. Therefore, it is important that, as clinicians, we have an understanding of the components of a comprehensive positioning evaluation and plan of care as each resident is unique and their positioning needs cannot be treated with a “one size fits all”