January 1, 2022 is almost here, so we wanted to make sure that you are aware of any changes that may need your attention in the rehab world. We’ve pulled together information regarding some of the more important changes occurring in the new year.
When was the last time you completed a sanity check on your therapy coding and billing within your practice? Here are some key questions, compiled by billing experts, to help you perform a sanity check and prevent accidental billing and coding errors.
In addition to the obvious holiday which is celebrated in November, Thanksgiving, there are also a number of healthcare related observances. These include National Diabetes Awareness Month, National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and National COPD Awareness Month. These all allow for an excellent excuse to help educate your rehab therapy patients during November.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Research has shown that early detection is the key to survival. The pandemic significantly decreased the number of cancer screenings being done which could now have negative effects.
Passwords are one of the most annoying parts about any technology that requires authentication, however, it’s one of the most important parts of cybersecurity. One way to protect your organization is by educating yourself and your employees on the importance of passwords and how they can affect the cybersecurity of your practice.
As we learn more and more about the long term effects of COVID, it is becoming very clear that rehabilitation therapies are going to be extremely beneficial in decreasing and recovering from the deficits brought on by COVID.