RehabCare April 1, 2013 will bring with it the application of the 2% Medicare Sequester and the increase of the Multiple Payment Procedure Reduction (MPPR) percentage to 50% on the practice expense (PE) component of subsequent CPT codes for outpatient therapies.
But what does it all mean?
2% Medicare Seques
Margaret Schmidt To ensure fall victims can return to living as independently as possible, we must teach them to combat the fear of falling, Long-Term Living Magazine recently reported . “One of the biggest impacts of falling can’t be detected on an X-ray: The fear of falling again,” said Pamela Tabar.
Margaret Schmidt We are back this month with the third installment of RehabCare Advantage’s series on mobile applications in therapy. Therapists are increasingly using apps as tools in therapy, and in January, we reported that more than half of occupational therapists use them. Today we bring you some of the b
Margaret Schmidt A solid education foundation is imperative to success in therapy. RehabCare believes in investing in education at every step to give therapy students ample opportunities to succeed and best serve our communities.
RehabCare’s Student Programs division focuses on teaching and recruiting the br
Margaret Schmidt Prior to successful interdisciplinary care with RehabCare , George, 77, spent four previously discouraging weeks at an acute rehabilitation facility and faced the prospect of long-term care. George had lived at home with his wife and family nearby, but he experienced a rapid cognitive decline t
Margaret Schmidt As part of RehabCare Advantage’s series on mobile applications in therapy and to highlight what we know are increasingly popular tools, we are featuring apps for speech language pathologists this month. Mobile apps are widely used across all rehabilitation disciplines and are facilitating reco
Margaret Schmidt Judge Christina Reiss of the United States District Court of Vermont gave final approval of the Jimmo vs. Sebelius settlement on Thursday, January 24, officially establishing that CMS will “Revise relevant portions of the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual, after considering input from Plaintiffs’ C
Margaret Schmidt The Joint Commission recently announced that its long-standing Long Term Care accreditation program will be replaced by a new Nursing and Rehabilitation Center accreditation program effective July 1, 2013. In addition, The Joint Commission will now also offer a certification option for facilitie
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