Therapists will be seeing some changes in CPT codes. These changes are outlined below. ORTHOTICS AND PROSTHETICS: The CPT Editorial Panel revised the set of codes physical and occupational therapists use to report orthotic and prosthetic interventions by differentiating between
Functional Pathways partners with our clients to provide elite care to residents, utilizing our expertise to do the following: Provide clinical excellence to the partnership Identify and treat the clinical needs of all residents Use a proven process to monitor
If your organization is interested in having engaged employees, there are several actions that you can take to help you along that path. One of the most important actions is to bring the right people on board. In the healthcare
Compliance — it is every provider and employee’s responsibility! So what exactly is a Compliance Program? A compliance program is a system of policies, procedures and processes developed by a provider to ensure observance with and conformity to all applicable
An estimated 15 million people in the United States have a current diagnosis of dysphagia, and approximately one million people annually receive a new diagnosis of dysphagia. (McQuaid 2011). Dysphagia is simply defined as difficulty swallowing. Dysphagia can affect the
Take Five: How Therapists Can Improve Patient Engagement and Outcomes Active patient engagement in their health is key to better outcomes, higher satisfaction and lower costs. Yet, it can be a challenge. How do you encourage patients to take a more
Do you care for a person living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia? Has bath time been a struggle for you both? It’s easy to understand why that may be: All of your adult life you have bathed
What rhymes with “PUF”? Bluff, cuff, gruff, rough, stuff, snuff, tough to name a few. How does rhyming a word relate to therapy compliance? When you read the title, and read the word “PUF”, ‘puff’ is probably what came to mind.
Statistics show that stress increases in late Fall through the first part of the New Year. For whatever reason, workplace violence also increases, particularly in healthcare settings. It is becoming more and more common to hear of violent actions performed
Wisdom on Happiness This 92-year-old, petite, well-poised and proud lady, who is fully dressed each morning by eight o’clock, with her hair fashionably coiffed and makeup perfectly applied, even though she is legally blind, moved to a nursing home yesterday.