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Don’t minimize de minimis: Understanding the newly proposed Physician Fee Rule

Conversion factor, telehealth, supervision requirements and health equity were all outlined in this week’s publication of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ CY 2022 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule.  These areas have been reviewed and summarized with ease over the past couple of days in publications across the industry. All the areas, that is,…

Top questions providers should ask their rehab team

Two weeks ago, I came to you with a blog focused on quality. Specifically, “Proposed rule and quality: What your rehab team should know.”  Following this piece, I received the comment below from a reader I know simply as Billy. Most therapists want to provide good quality of care. However, some providers have reduced therapy…

The data is in! Evaluating a year of PDPM ResDAC data

Have you been curious as to the national data trends related to the Patient Driven Payment Model? In a time when we are all considering changes to the future of reimbursement and the impact of potential parity adjustments, knowing your data and national trends is essential.  What is parity adjustment, you ask? Recall that PDPM…

Finding Joy in everyday teaching

Confession: I was a terrible student until Joy Tilley rocked my 14-year-old mind with her lessons and passion for the perfect, five-paragraph essay. Awful student I was. Never completed homework. Never did a project (nor did my parents “for me” by the way) Could not sit still or focus. My mind was, and still is,…

2021 and writing your COVID-19 elegy

If you are an avid reader, or even if you are not, you have likely heard of “Hillbilly Elegy.” The book was written by J.D. Vance and has subsequently been turned into a movie on Netflix ripe with creative attempts to mimic the sing-song nature of a Eastern Kentucky accent.  That inflection that is deeply…

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