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SLPs’ Role in Fall Prevention

Submitted by Tamala Sammons, MA CCC-SLP, Senior Therapy Resource Contributed from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA.org) https://www.asha.org/practice/reimbursement/medicare/medicare-patient-driven-payment-model/#Fall Factors such as depression, hearing loss, medication management, cognitive impairments and poor sleep all impact a patient’s risk for falls as

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LSVT Live in Colorado

By Maryann Bowles, Therapy Resource — Colorado The ENDURA Market in Colorado gathered 10 of their physical and occupational therapists to complete their LSVT BIG live training together at the Villas at Sunny Acres. The group spent a full day going

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What is IDDSI?

By Elyse Matson, MA CCC-SLP, SLP Therapy Resource IDDSI stands for International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative. The purpose of the initiative was to create standards across all environments so that the foods and liquids have the same texture or viscosity.

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PDPM Corner: ARDs and Section GGs

By Lori O’Hara, MA, CCC-SLP, Therapy Resource — ADR/Appeals/Clinical Review Setting the ARD The purpose of the lookback period is to capture those conditions and characteristics that impact the patient’s treatment plan in such a way that they can 1) be reported

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PDPM Ready – Speech Therapy

By Lori O’Hara, MA, CCC-SLP, Therapy Resource – ADR/Appeals/Clinical Review CMS thinks that speech therapy is so special that it gave speech five different considerations for the payment category. Thanks, CMS! So here are a few tips for being an

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