Industry Updates

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a progressive disorder of the central nervous system that affects more than 1 million men and women in the United States.

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Take Charge Medication Management: The Role of Occupational Therapy

“Within occupational therapy, medication management refers to the daily systems and processes of taking medications as prescribed” (American Occupational Therapy Association, 2017; Sanders & Van O…

April OT Month Clinical Focus

During the month of April we encourage each of our OT teams to celebrate OT month and empower independence with our patients.

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3 Simple Steps to Choosing the Correct ICD-10 Treatment Code

It is essential for therapists to select the correct treatment ICD-10 code(s), in order to support the rehab services they provide to patients and to provide accurate documentation, avoid incurring a…

The NEW and IMPROVED Rehab Chart Audit and QA Audit Process are at your Service!

A given in this rehab world is the fact that therapists and assistants must be knowledgeable and demonstrate accurate billing, coding and documentation to support medically necessary skilled services…

Malnutrition in Older Adults

National Nutrition Month® is held in March annually and is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This year’s theme
is “Go Further with Food”.

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Documenting for Cycle Ergometry

As therapists we utilize a variety of treatment techniques and interventions to achieve the goals established for our patients.

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2018 Medicare Part B Therapy Cap Information

For the last 20 years, it has been a whirlwind regarding the future of the therapy cap. Since 1997, under the Balanced Budget Act (BBA), Congress placed an annual cap on therapy services under Medica…

The Results Are In!

Another year is winding down for this past year’s Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA) activities, including another year completed of our 5 year Independent Review Organization (IRO) documentation r…

How To Document Co-Treatment

Co-treatment may be appropriate when 2 clinicians from different professional disciplines can effectively address their treatment goals while the patient is engaged in a single therapy session, in ord…