Medical files
11th Oct

Payment Use File Tips

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.

22nd Sep

Fostering Employee Engagement

Accountability is not only holding staff responsible for following the established policies and protocols in your organization, it can also stretch into responsibility to speak out when processes are no longer efficient. Successful organizations hold their employees accountable for established

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20th Sep

Medically Unlikely Edits

MUE What Does That Stand For?   We live in a world full of acronyms. LOL, BRB, COT, MDS, ADL, PUF, PEPPER, and the list goes on! So, what does MUE stand for? Medically Unlikely Edits What does this mean?

27th Jul

Changing the “Not My Job” Mentality

How many times have you heard someone say, “That’s Not My Job!”? Most likely you’ve heard this before — you may have even said it yourself! The thing is, though, when we think about compliance, it is everyone’s job to

9th Jun

3 Ways to Protect Your Computer from Crashing

Ransomware, Viruses, and Computer Crashes…Oh my!   Joei Morton, Functional Pathways Director of IT and HIPAA Security Officer reports there are 3 steps we can take to protect our computers from ransomware, viruses, computer crashes etc. Check them out!  

Compliance Rules Regulations Policies Codes Concept
20th Feb

Therapy State Practice Acts

States have rules for driving a car, catching a fish, and hunting wild game. At the same time, we also have Rules and Regulations in each state for Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Speech Language

Compliance
6th Jan

Changes to PT and OT Evaluation Codes

Effective January 1, 2017 Physical and Occupational Therapists will be using new complexity-based evaluation codes and a new re-evaluation code for each discipline. This policy change was discussed in the CY 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule rulemaking. The goal is