I was recently notified of a recognition that I would be receiving from my alma mater, the University of Kentucky. The congrats email was soon followed by a slew of others on setting a date, the process...
How to … Make persistence pay as a therapy provider
Oct 06, 2022
The pandemic changed everything for many aspects of long-term care, but it affected few departments as significantly as rehab therapy.
Aquatic Therapy: Understanding use and benefits
Sep 15, 2022
One of my grandfather’s favorite stories to tell about my stubborn childhood antics revolves around the first summer they opened their pool. Spoiler alert, I couldn’t swim. I somehow, however, managed...
SNFs ‘significantly reduced’ occupational, physical therapy use following PDPM
Jul 15, 2022
The Patient Driven Payment Model led to a “significant reduction” in occupational and physical therapy minutes in its first few months of implementation, a new study has found. The results reinforce...
More nursing home cuts buried deep in CMS physician fee schedule
Jul 12, 2022
Healthcare providers, including doctors and physicians who treat nursing home patients, continue to find more troubling details in the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule.
The PDPM EDGE: New therapy model research study results
McKnight’s Market Leaders podcast: Are you getting the maximum value from your therapy department?
Jul 06, 2022
[Partner Content] SNF Therapy is complicated- whether you have in-house, hybrid, or full-service, are you and your patients getting the full benefits available? Hear from industry leaders J. Lynn Bauknight,...
Therapists, take note! Proposed changes to ICD-10 mapping
May 12, 2022
The buzz around the proposed rule for fiscal 2023 continues as providers aim to review, digest and comment on proposed updates to the SNF payment rates, wage index adjustments, methodology for recalibrating...
Therapy cuts are here
Jean Wendland Porter
Feb 11, 2022
We are over a month into 2022 and have already billed the first month of the 15% reduction in therapy reimbursement for our Medicare patients. You’ll recall that Jan. 1, 2022, was the day that Medicare Part...
Why ask why? Applying research to daily therapy practice
Jan 20, 2022
Understanding research methods and findings can influence daily therapy practice.