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When to Bill 97110-Theraputic Exercise vs. 97530-Theraputic Activities

Recent documentation audits have identified educational opportunities on the difference between therapeutic exercise and therapeutic activities, and when to bill and document each different HCPC/CPT code. Click here to read the rest of this article.

When to Bill 97110-Theraputic Exercise vs. 97530-Theraputic Activities2019-07-09T20:26:34+00:00

Safe and Sound:Measuring the Journey

SAFETY FACT: “The fundamental law of improvement is this: Every system is perfectly designed to achieve exactly the result it gets” –Dr. Don Berwick, Former Administrator for CMS Click here to read the rest of this article.

Safe and Sound:Measuring the Journey2019-06-21T14:04:44+00:00

Safe and Sound: Leadership’s Role in the Journey

Safety Fact: In March, 2018, the World Health Organization released the following statistic: There is a one in a million chance of a person being harmed while traveling by plane. Click here to read the rest of this article.

Safe and Sound: Leadership’s Role in the Journey2019-06-28T17:24:50+00:00

Safe and Sound: Committing to the Journey

SAFETY FACT: Based on data from James and the American Hospital Association, an average, 100-bed hospital committed errors in care that caused the death of 23 patients in 2013. Click here to read the rest of this article.

Safe and Sound: Committing to the Journey2019-06-07T14:47:58+00:00

Safe and Sound – Celebrating Safety Month

One of the most critical roles that we fulfill is guaranteeing the safety of the patients who entrust their lives to our care. Click here to read the rest of this article.

Safe and Sound – Celebrating Safety Month2019-05-30T18:03:40+00:00

Anything BUT “Cookie Cutter” Therapy

As a speech-language pathologist, many times our role is extremely clear. We are very confident receiving orders for assessing and treating aphasia, dysarthria, and dysphagia. Click here to read the rest of this article.

Anything BUT “Cookie Cutter” Therapy2019-05-24T13:43:12+00:00

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. Click here to read the rest of this article.

Take the Time to Determine the Best Codes for our SLP Services2019-05-17T13:40:49+00:00

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. Click here to read the rest of this article.

Happy Nurses Week!2019-05-10T14:13:34+00:00