Category Archives: info

14 Mar
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SNF Use of Highest Therapy Categories to be Investigated by RACs

New data now available from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) seem to back up allegations that many skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are inappropriately using “ultra-high” (RU) and “very high” (RV) rehabilitation categories to increase their payments—and improve ...

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14 Mar
0

SNF Use of Highest Therapy Categories to be Investigated by RACs

New data now available from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) seem to back up allegations that many skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are inappropriately using “ultra-high” (RU) and “very high” (RV) rehabilitation categories to increase their payments—and improve ...

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11 Mar
0

From PTJ: Analysis Paints Dire Picture of Unmet Mobility and Therapy Needs Among Children

March 11, 2016: When it comes to the mobility aid and therapy needs of children, as of 2010, the outlook was not good: at least 1 in 10 children requiring mobility aids were not receiving them, and nearly 1 in ...

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11 Mar
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From PTJ: Analysis Paints Dire Picture of Unmet Mobility and Therapy Needs Among Children

March 11, 2016: When it comes to the mobility aid and therapy needs of children, as of 2010, the outlook was not good: at least 1 in 10 children requiring mobility aids were not receiving them, and nearly 1 in ...

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11 Mar
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WebMD Adds Physical Therapy to Fibromyalgia Resources

March 11, 2016: The hugely popular WebMD health site just got a little better, because now it includes a new section on physical therapy’s role in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Source: APTA Feed WebMD Adds Physical Therapy to Fibromyalgia Resources

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11 Mar
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WebMD Adds Physical Therapy to Fibromyalgia Resources

March 11, 2016: The hugely popular WebMD health site just got a little better, because now it includes a new section on physical therapy’s role in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Source: APTA Feed WebMD Adds Physical Therapy to Fibromyalgia Resources

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10 Mar
0

HHS: 30-Day Readmissions Are Down – For Real

March 10, 2016: Hospital 30-day readmission rates are dropping and, with it, concerns that hospitals are accomplishing the decreases through ramped-up use of “observation status” stays that would allow them to do an end-run around potential readmission penalties. Source: APTA ...

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10 Mar
0

Oregon First State to Sign On to PT, PTA Licensure Compact

March 8, 2016: Oregon has made physical therapy history by becoming the first state to join the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact. Source: APTA Feed Oregon First State to Sign On to PT, PTA Licensure Compact

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10 Mar
0

Oregon First State to Sign On to PT, PTA Licensure Compact

March 8, 2016: Oregon has made physical therapy history by becoming the first state to join the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact. Source: APTA Feed Oregon First State to Sign On to PT, PTA Licensure Compact

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09 Mar
0

The Fastest-Growing of the Fastest-Growing: PTs, PTAs Near the Top of Employment Growth Projections

March 9, 2016: The health care employment outlook is projected to grow rapidly in the next 3 years, and physical therapy-related professions aren’t just a part of that growth—they’re among the leaders. Source: APTA Feed The Fastest-Growing of the Fastest-Growing: ...

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