The days of Medicare A reimbursement being managed by “Mom” and “Dad” is now dependent on the “village,” i.e. the interdisciplinary team. This transition will create a huge opportunity for MDS professionals to grow and expand their expertise.
Administrators have multiple departments to oversee, so it is important that they have a method to determine if their therapy department is running efficiently, meeting its goals and adding to the strategic success of the facility. There are several metrics and indicators of a successful therapy department.