Renee Kinder, Author at McKnight's Long Term Care News
Renee Kinder

Renee Kinder

Most recent articles by Renee Kinder

Renee Kinder

An interdisciplinary approach to rehab maintenance

The Jimmo ruling determined that services provided to Medicare beneficiaries could not be denied due to a beneficiary’s lack of restoration potential and the that deciding factor would be related to whether or not a skilled level of care would be indicated in order to prevent or slow further deterioration of their clinical condition.

Renee Kinder

Preserving the aging voice

Additionally, the voice as a muscle does have a “use it or lose it” component, therefore engagement on the caregiver end is essential to prevent muscle wasting of this structure often overlooked.

Renee Kinder

The skilled eye of a speech pathologist

The Medicare Benefit Policy Manual provides guidance for rehabilitation professionals on criteria for reasonable and necessary skilled services which include: Following Evidenced Based Practice Patterns: Services shall be considered under accepted standards of medical practice to be a specific and effective treatment for the patient’s condition. Providing Services at a Level of Complexity and Sophistication:…

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