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Take the Time to Determine the Best Codes for our SLP Services

As we move toward the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) in October, it’s very important to ensure that we are describing a patient’s medical complexity as thoroughly as we can.

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International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI)

As Speech Language Pathologists our role is to actively provide treatment to rehabilitate swallow function …

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Happy Nurses Week!

All of us at NPORT want to say Thank You to all of the nurses for their dedication to changing the lives of our patients.

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May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

Utilize Recognize CORE to recognize and celebrate our speech therapy practitioners.

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The Role of Underlying Impairments in Selection of ICD-10 Treatment Diagnosis Codes

The identification of all active diagnoses is vital to appropriate coding under PDPM which will be implemented on October 1, 2019.

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Occupational Therapy Test & Measures

There are lots of options for different, deficit specific test and measures. Below is a list that highlights some of the different options available.

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Parkinson’s, Falls and Occupational Therapy

Each year, millions of people 65 years and older, slip, trip and fall in and around their homes and less than half tell their doctor. According to the CDC and prevention:

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April is National Occupational Therapy Month

Ideas to Celebrate OT Month – Utilize Recognize CORE to recognize and celebrate our occupational therapy practitioners

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Low Vision

Low vision is the term used to describe significant visual impairment that can’t be corrected fully with glasses, contact lenses, medication or eye surgery. It includes:

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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