Long-Term Care

More Therapy Associated with Better Outcomes

MDS 3.0 Insider, January 8, 2016

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A new study published January 1, 2016 in the journal Physical Therapy found that an additional hour of therapy per week was associated with a 3.1% increase in the likelihood of discharge to home. Because skilled nursing facilities (SNF) have increasingly been providing more therapy hours to beneficiaries of Medicare, the study sought to determine whether more therapy is helpful.

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