As therapists, we know the importance of our patients taking an active role in their therapy plan of care. This includes the performance of their prescribed home exercise program (HEP). We’ve compiled some strategies that when put into place may help improve your patient’s compliance with their HEP.
On July 13, 2021 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released their Proposed Payment Rule for Calendar Year 2022. We’ve taken the liberty of summarizing the key proposed changes that will directly affect outpatient rehab therapy services.
The three major rehab therapy disciplines include Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy. We’ve compiled some information that may be helpful when you are explaining the differences and benefits of each type of therapy to your patients and your referral sources.
Poor patient portal adoption can be linked to 3 general concepts: communication, education and promotion. Improvement in these areas can lead to improved adoption rates of your patient portal. When practices are able to successfully implement the use of a patient portal, it leads to many benefits.
While most private practice outpatient clinics start off with a single discipline, it’s no coincidence that the largest practices in most metro areas almost always offer PT, OT and Speech and many offer behavioral and nutritional consultation as well.
While many outpatient private practices that offer only one discipline are successful, we are exploring some reasons you may consider adding another discipline.
Within this blog, we are discussing 5 common reasons why physical therapy claims get denied. By recognizing some of the most common errors that lead to denials, you can establish checks and balances to help mitigate your denial percentage, improving your practice’s bottom line.
The strongest referrals a practice can gain are those that come from satisfied and loyal patients. It’s been shown that consumers trust opinions and recommendations of their family and friends more than they trust advertising. If you have not yet been encouraging referrals from your current patients, now is the time to develop and implement a patient referral program.
You have probably heard of it by now, but ransomware isn’t going anywhere! Ransomware is gaining popularity and steam around the world, and organizations big and small can fall victim to it. In this blog, we will build upon some of the other Security and Technology Blogs we have written to touch on this very scary, but important topic.