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!  

16th May

Building on the Foundation of Patient Safety

Patient Safety is the foundation upon which Quality Healthcare is built. Virtually every healthcare setting is working toward the shared goal of providing safer care for patients. This includes not only within the walls of each institution but across the

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

compliance
2nd Nov

CMS Awards Recovery Audit Contractors

On October 31, 2016, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reported on their RAC Website that they have awarded new round of contracts for the Medicare Fee-for-Service Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs). The mission of the RAC program is

12th Oct

Long Term Care Associations Work to Strengthen Compliance

Leaders and staff from the National Association for the Support of Long Term Care (NASL) have been working with APTA, AOTA, and ASHA to develop resource materials for therapists regarding accurate information about Medicare billing and best practices in the long

3rd Oct

Are you over the $3,700 Thresholds?

In February of 2016, CMS reported that Strategic Health Solutions will be the Supplemental Medical Review Contractor (or “SMRC”) performing post-payment Manual Medical review of all Medicare Part B claims that exceed the $3,700 threshold. This manual review is required as