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Making E-Stim Bulletproof

By Lori O’Hara, MA, CCC-SLP – Therapy Resource,  ADR/Appeals/Clinical Review One of the most common reasons for denials in both the Medicare and managed care areas is removing e-stim minutes because the documentation doesn’t support a skilled service. Reminder! No one

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Are You Uncomfortable?

By Willow Dea, Therapy Resource “Comfort is not the objective in a visionary company. Indeed, visionary companies install powerful mechanisms to create /dis/comfort — to obliterate complacency — and thereby stimulate change and improvement /before/ the external world demands it.” -James

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OT and SLP Co-Treatments in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Literature Review OT and SLP collaborations can provide comprehensive interventions during self-feeding, ADLs and general therapeutic activities. Planned meal-time co-treatments can include an OT assessment of wheelchair/seating positioning, ROM, strength and coordination for both hand-to-mouth and utensil manipulation, while an

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Using Bundled Payments for Care

Methods The BPCI initiative is comprised of four broadly defined models of care, which link payments for the multiple services that beneficiaries receive during an episode of care. For example, Sabino Canyon’s focus is on medical non-infectious orthopedic and major

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