Margaret Schmidt The Jimmo case is on the agenda for this Thursday’s SNF/Long Term Care Open Door Forum. RehabCare has been closely following the Jimmo vs. Sebelius settlement, which this year established the maintenance standard for Medicare coverage. Prior to the Jimmo case, Medicare only covered skilled c
Margaret Schmidt Attention, physical therapists: Two orthopedic surgeons at the University Hospitals in Belgium recently discovered a new knee ligament now known as the anterolateral ligament (ALL). The New York Times reported that Dr. Steven Claes and Dr. Johann Bellemans found that the fifth ligament located
RehabCare One of your IRF claims was denied and appealed to the QIC/Maximus with medical record citations and written arguments, yet the decision was still Unfavorable. In fact, the reviewer stated: “The Beneficiary’s impairment, etiology, diagnosis, and comorbidities listed did not require the 24 hour availabil
Margaret Schmidt Please join RehabCare and McKnight’s Long-Term Care News this afternoon for our webinar on data utilization with Ron Scarff, MSPT, Assistant Vice President of Research for RehabCare . From our presentation, “How Data Components Drive Optimal Rehab Services,” attendees will learn to communicate
Margaret Schmidt Pictured from left to right: Paul Diaz, Chief Executive Officer of Kindred Healthcare, Aaron Scheidies, PT, DPT for RehabCare and Glenda Mack, Divisional Vice President of Clinical Operations for RehabCare.
Were you unable to attend this year’s American Physical Therapy Association (AP
Margaret Schmidt Together with McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, RehabCare is presenting a webinar on November 13: “How Data Components Drive Optimal Rehab Services.” Ron Scharff, MSPT, Assistant Vice President of Research for RehabCare, will explain why utilizing core data components is vital for optimal operatio
Mary Moretti You have surely noticed in your professional practice that we are seeing more and more people developing and being diagnosed with chronic conditions and illnesses. The incidence of chronic diseases and the related disabilities is expected to rise, especially as the “Baby Boomers” (more than 37 milli
Margaret Schmidt Happy Physical Therapy Month from RehabCare! Every October, we celebrate our physical therapists and their achievements.
It’s easy for us to get excited about physical therapy – we know it is one of the most fulfilling occupations in a field that is constantly hiring. We also see every day how
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