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  • The National Wheelchair Basketball Association recently held its annual tournament in Louisville, Kentucky, where more than 85 teams and 1,200 athletes competed. Teams from San Diego to New York traveled to the Kentucky Expo Center to compete within their divisions in bracket-style elimination on more than 10 basketball courts. The games began on Thursday, April 3rd and concluded on Sunday, April 6th.

    As billing for therapy is interpreted by various agencies that review claims, the importance of strong communication cannot be understated. Shelly Mesure, author of the “Rehab Realities” column for McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, shares the “power words” that therapists should be using when they document for rehab services.Mesure urges therapists to “use ‘power’ words to clearly communicate our message and avoid any misunderstanding or ‘lack of medical necessity.’” Therapists must use strong and direct language to indicate that the care delivered was crucial to the patient’s recovery and/or safety. Certain words convey this message better than others.To read Mesure’s documentation recommendations, visit the article here.

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