COVID-19 puts rehab patients, providers in uncharted territory
Nov 12, 2020
The pandemic has forced rehabilitation providers to re-examine their modes of practice as they deal with the effects of COVID-19 on nursing home residents and staff, two rehab leaders said recently during...
More details about Select Rehab’s surprising acquisition of industry giant RehabCare
James M. Berklan
Oct 09, 2020
While the rehabilitation therapy world is still reverberating from the announcement that Select Rehabilitation has agreed to purchase its larger rival, RehabCare, leaders of the projected behemoth say...
Final bill for rehab dispute: $1.2 million
James M. Berklan
May 08, 2015
A Maine skilled nursing facility has agreed to pay $1.2 million to the federal government to settle allegations it did not prevent RehabCare Group East Inc. from providing unnecessary therapy.
ArchCare to pay $3.5M to settle rehab billing complaint
Mar 03, 2015
A New York nursing home chain agreed Monday to pay $3.5 million to settle government allegations it failed to prevent a rehab subcontractor from overbilling Medicare for therapy.
$1.3 million settlement marks second recent deal over SNF supervision of therapy providers
Sep 16, 2014
A Maryland nursing home company has agreed to a $1.3 million settlement over charges that it did not prevent overbilling by its contracted therapy provider, federal authorities announced Monday. This is...
Learn about maintaining function beyond therapy at July 30 webinar
Jul 11, 2014
Providers should make sure to have a system when a patient is discharged from therapy. Attendees will learn the components of a good maintenance plan, what the caregiver should know and how to motivate...
Nursing home therapy providers agree to pay $30 million whistleblower settlement
Jan 22, 2014
Two nursing home therapy providers and a nursing home management company have agreed to pay $30 million to settle claims that they engaged in a kickback scheme, the U.S. Department of Justice has announced.
Learn how to use data for therapy services at Nov. 13 webinar
Oct 24, 2013
Post-acute providers have to learn how to demonstrate the outcomes of therapy. By understanding and using specific data components, providers can learn how to provide the best rehabilitation services through...
Citing ‘thin’ evidence of wrongdoing, judge moves $10 million nursing home kickback case...
Sep 12, 2013
The government has presented “thin” evidence against a nursing home therapy provider in a high-profile whistleblower case, but a jury still might reasonably find the therapy company guilty...
Reducing rehospitalizations at Aug. 28 webinar
Aug 13, 2013
Long-term care providers can learn about how to reduce rehospitalizations at an Aug. 28 webinar.