15th May

4 Ways to Protect Older Ones from Loneliness

Do you have a few residents who love to visit your therapy gym long after they were discharged from skilled services? Did you ever wonder why they try to engage in the energy and conversations which flow in your space?

7th May

What About Cognitive Skills Coding?

What in the wild, wild world of rehab is going on here? There has been a mysterious cloud of confusion around the cognitive skills code for some time. We had 97532, not a Beverly Hills zip code, but a CPT

30th Apr

5 Practical Ways to Improve Interdisciplinary Communication

Are your goals practical and applicable to your patient’s environment? Does the patient demonstrate adequate follow through with the skills learned in therapy? Have goals been modified to meet the changing needs of the patient? These are some of the

care taking
10th Apr

Seeing Wholeness Over Weakness

Do you remember when your light bulb starting to shine…the moment your life’s direction was aligned with the field of occupational therapy? For many clinicians, their career choice was based on a specific event, individual or experience which opened their

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2nd Apr

Occupational Therapy Month: Celebrating 101 Years

During the month of April, Occupational Therapy Month recognizes all the benefits this specialized healthcare provides. This year is all about Empowering Independence. As an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant, you are part of a vitally important profession that helps

lcd
1st Apr

LC-Do or LC-Don’t…

Do you LCD? Lie Comfortably Down? Lift Crusty Dumpsters? Learn Creative Dancing? Limited Carb Diet? If you do any or all of these things, good for you, but that’s not what we mean in this instance. LCD=Local Coverage Determination A

Therapist with patient
26th Feb

What is the Patients Over Paperwork Program?

Several of our clinical teams recently experienced something new…CMS representatives arrived at their facility to assess compliance with a new initiative Patients Over Paperwork. In preparation for this process, review the following information, taken directly from www.cms.gov   What is

13th Feb

Medicare Part B Therapy Caps Repealed!

February 9, 2018 was a historical day: for over twenty years, providers have been advocating for Medicare Part B beneficiaries to receive medically necessary therapy services that exceed a capped amount! Our voices were heard, and the President signed the