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Reliant Rehab adds Diversicare to client lineup

Diversicare Healthcare Services and its 62 skilled nursing facilities have outsourced therapy services to Reliant Rehabilitation. “A partnership with Reliant will give our patients and residents access to cutting-edge therapy while giving our therapy team members access to best in class training, clinical management and career opportunities,” said Diversicare President and CEO Jay McKnight. “We…

Congress likely to move on key healthcare issues such as COVID-19 relief, physician fee schedule cuts after election

The election may be the big news today, but Congress has plenty of headlines to make in the coming weeks. Among the work that awaits them: passing a COVID-19 stimulus package and acting on proposed physician fee schedule reductions for 2021. Long-term care providers have been vocal about Congress moving to pass COVID-19 stimulus funding…

Restore adds multiplayer format to therapy games

RESTORE Skills, a cloud-based platform for virtual care and therapeutic games, this week launched its new RESTORE-Together technology featuring a multiplayer function that allows patients to play skill-building games with loved ones without the need for in-person visits. The RESTORE-Together technology also gives patients the ability to join virtual group games and activities with residents…

Oct. 22 webinar to uncover hidden costs of in-house therapy models

Knowing whether to provide rehabilitation in-house or through a contracted third party can be confusing. A webinar to take place Thursday, Oct. 22, at 1 p.m. ET, may help inform such a decision. The webinar, entitled “Hidden Costs of Managed and In-house Therapy Models” will discuss the financial downsides of in-house rehab. Hidden costs can…

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