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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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Veterans Day 2018

Veterans Day is intended to thank all those who honorably served in the military – in war time or peace time.

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Components of a Comprehensive Evaluation and 10/1 Updates

Components of a Comprehensive Evaluation

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Proper Positioning: Part 4

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.

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Proper Positioning: Part 3

In coding treatment diagnosis, use the code which relates to the diagnosis for which therapy services are provided.

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CMS Announces 2019 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2019 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for Medicare Parts A and B.

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Proper Positioning: Part 2

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.

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Proper Positioning: Part 1

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

Section GG0130: Self Care Definitions and Coding Tips

Eating: The ability to use suitable utensils to bring food and/or liquid to the mouth and swallow food and/or liquid once the meal is placed before the resident.

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