Physicians appear to place lower importance on factors that may lead to diagnosis of pulmonary embolism when evaluating patients with dementia who present with shortness of breath, investigators say.
CMS has finalized its calendar 2021 physician pay rule, which cuts physical and occupational therapy payments for nursing home patients by 9%. Some are questioning the timing of the cuts.
A 66-year-old Michigan nursing home resident suspected in last week’s death of a fellow resident will undergo evaluations, Berrien County prosecutors announced.
Many of our therapy patients are medically complex and we, unfortunately, are not able to predict the future, as it sometimes seems that regulators want us to do.
What is the purpose of a rehabilitation screen? Very simply, we attempt to identify long-term residents’ needs and possible rehab potential. Somehow, we don’t really have an industry standard...
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