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Maintenance Therapy Billing: More Than Just Treatment for Patients Who Are Not Demonstrating Improvement

Following the Jimmo v Sebelius settlement agreement in 2013, CMS made changes to the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual to ensure that skilled maintenance services are available to beneficiaries in home health, skilled nursing, and outpatient

CMS Q&A PDPM Payment Overview

What is PDPM? The Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is a new case-mix classification system for classifying skilled nursing facility (SNF) patients in a Medicare Part A covered stay into payment groups under the SNF

Urinary Incontinence (UI)

Urinary incontinence (UI) is more common than most people realize. According to the American Urological Association, one-quarter to one-third of men and women in the United States experience urinary incontinence.

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Modes of Therapy Treatment Delivery

As clinicians, we all know that there are a variety of ways to deliver treatment. Individual, concurrent, group and co-treatment can all be valid and valuable ways that we can provide treatment to

Best Practices for Speech Evaluations

Question: If a patient has orders/clinical needs for both swallow and speech/language/cognition upon admission what is the best practice recommendations?

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Highlights of the CMS Regulation Changes for 2019

CMS has made many changes to the regulations which went into effect January 1, 2019. Below are the changes that will need to be implemented in order to remain in compliance with CMS.

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Choose Wisely® Campaign

Choosing Wisely® is an initiative of the ABIM Foundation (American Board of Internal Medicine) to help providers and patients engage in conversations that support smart and effective care choices.

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Candy Canes – A Christmas Tradition and Much More!

According to CandyHistory.net, candy canes were originally created over 350 years ago.

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Managed Care Documentation: Abbreviated Documents

Due to differences between Medicare and Managed Care documentation requirements, we are providing a new documentation option for select payers within SMART eDoc.

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What Thanksgiving and Rehab Have in Common: Teamwork!

A cornerstone of success in our rehabilitation programs is teamwork.

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