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Physicians often use the terms acute renal failure (ARF) and acute kidney injury (AKI) interchang
JULY 29, 2015
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Q: I have seen documentation of oliguric renal failure and non-oliguric renal failure. Wha
Q: I have seen documentation of oliguric renal failure and non-oliguric renal failure. What is th
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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Occupational therapy cannot qualify a patient for coverage initially, but after the patient has h
In the PPS, there has been a big problem with coverage of occupational therapy after a single vis
Q: Is there a new way to report MIST Therapy® in 2014?&
Q: Can we report new CPT® codes 97607 (negative pressure wound therapy,
Q: Our MAC is reviewing our pulmonary rehabilitation and physician therapy (PT) and occ
Endurance has become a dirty word in therapy circles based on the belief that its use will trigge
Although the recertification process applies to all home health services that plan to continue in
A question on maintenance therapy: The patient does not have a willing and able caregiver
2015 annual update to the therapy code list released On November 14, CMS released a
The urinary system, also known as the renal system, provides a variety of bodily functions
Click the PDF icon above to download. Therapy Staff Competency Checkl
  Should gait be included in the occupational therapy assessment?
  With the release of therapy utilization data, SNFs must prioritize individualized care
  Confused? G-Coding in a SNF: Functional Therapy
OCTOBER 21, 2016
  Defining maintenance therapy: A proactive approach to quality care
  Part B Outpatient Therapy Q&A
  Part B Therapy Billing: Functional reporting and G-codes webcast
OCTOBER 13, 2017
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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  CMS unveils bundled payments for joint replacements
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
  CMS seeks comment on RUG-IV replacement
Lymphedema therapy is an extensive treatment involving a combination of manual decongestive thera
A new study published January 1, 2016 in the journal Physical Therapy found that an additional h
JANUARY 8, 2016
CMS continues to update payment logic for comprehensive APCs (C-APC) with additional chang
AUGUST 5, 2015
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CMS recognizes the massive number of ultra-high therapy claims submitted by SNFs over the years
DECEMBER 9, 2016
Q: What day should a new admit to a SNF begin the skilled therapy that is ordered by physi
MARCH 14, 2014
The following is an excerpt from Nursing and Therapy: A Collaborative Approach to Doc
Medicare officials continue to cite an “improvement standard” as a reason for
OCTOBER 31, 2014
  SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know Q&A
  Manual medical reviews for therapy shift to a targeted approach, but questions remain
APRIL 15, 2016
  Two-year budget deal repeals therapy caps, cuts skilled nursing spending by $1.96 billion
FEBRUARY 14, 2018
 Therapy
Because this is therapy that an agency would provide if the equipment were available, the same co
In your plan of care, include any diagnoses that support therapy services or explain the need for
You ask the following question: Is it legal for the outpatient therapy agency to provide services
Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy is used to treat a variety of conditions, including wound care. H
APRIL 2, 2014
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JUNE 25, 2014
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What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for renal diabetes?   A) 27
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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CMS updates billing instructions for TMVR On April 24, CMS rescinded and replaced Trans
Q:  When a Part A resident exhaust their Part A days and needs continued thera
The Joint Commission (TJC) announced revisions to its anticoagulant therapy National Patient Safe
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
The Joint Commission (TJC) announced revisions to its anticoagulant therapy National Patient Safe
DECEMBER 18, 2018
Just as government healthcare reimbursement methods continue to evolve on the inpatient side, phy
Last week the House of Representatives passed a bill to replace the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR;
by Megan Pielmeier Avoid significantly changing therapy utilization as soon as t
DECEMBER 23, 2014
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Upcoming webcast! SNF Therapy Contracts: Implementing a Shared Risk Arrangement to Reduce
JANUARY 23, 2015
Examples of more detailed interventions for occupational therapies are as follows. A single state
  Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage Renal Dise
  Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage Renal Dise
Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage Renal
This therapy M item should be reviewed once all initial orders have been received by the agency f
The following is an excerpt from therapy-h
From the State Operations Manual: The regulation requires at G161 that orders for therapy
CMS Publication 100-2, Chapter 7, speaks to two types of therapy: restorative therapy geared towa
On April 1, CMS launched the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model (CJR)-- a major step
CMS continues to move toward increased packaging with its policies in the
JULY 8, 2015
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House Republicans unveiled their much anticipated health law replacement plan Monday, slashing th
MARCH 9, 2017
Intensive behavioral therapy for obesity, screening digital tomosynthesis mammography,
Demand for alternative therapies is on the rise, and while some practitioners remain skeptical,
Yes another SNF, another therapy contract and more fraud settlements.  The only thing
APRIL 10, 2015
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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OIG continues to eye Part A billing, hospitalizations of SNF residents in 2015
FEBRUARY 1, 2015
While CMS’ new payment rule bundling hip and knee replacement surgeries may have sparked so
DECEMBER 15, 2015
Events include: Open Door Forums End Stage Renal
MARCH 18, 2015
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MARCH 11, 2015
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MARCH 4, 2015
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015
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  Hospitals and physicians will still continue to report CPT® codes f
Any discussion of therapy goals raises questions about the model that should be used. There is de
Patient readmissions following hip and knee replacements can run up a huge tab. For example, the
“[T]he proper solution is to find ways of making handoffs safer, not replacing those peril
MARCH 3, 2017
Physician groups and other stakeholders continue to respond to CMS’ release of  the
If therapy completes an evaluation after the nurse does the start of care and the therapy
FEBRUARY 12, 2014
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JANUARY 28, 2015
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The Joint Commission announced revisions to its anticoagulant therapy National Patient Safety Goa
DECEMBER 27, 2018
Events include:   End Stage Renal D
Q: We are an independent outpatient end-stage renal disease clinic. When we administer a blo
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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AM0110, Episode Timing, and M2200, Therapy Need, apply when the assessment will determine the pat
When you have a patient that is therapy only (PT and OT) and the RN performs a NBO visit
The following is an excerpt from The Post-Acute Care Guide to Maintenance Therapy by Diana L. Kor
A bill that would have allowed outpatient joint replacement surgery in the state of Wyoming didn
If you hear yourself saying this … replace it with this …
MARCH 20, 2015
Continuation of systematic validation of payment group codes for PPS based on patient assessme
Continuation of systematic validation of payment group codes for PPS based on patient a
The turn of February brought with it the latest epistle from our friends at CMS as they continue
FEBRUARY 14, 2019
The idea behind CMS’ Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model is that payments for
CMS wants to replace the meaningful use program for physicians with a program that is "far s
SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know Q&A
AUGUST 1, 2015
Make sure your staff knows and implements your policy on continuous observation of suicidal pati
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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MAY 13, 2015
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Recovery Auditors have identified improper payments for claims involving end-stage renal d
DECEMBER 10, 2014
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What are two indications for the use of anticoagulant therapy?  
APRIL 8, 2014
Therapy visits have a direct impact on the first (grouping step) and fourth (services utilization
Therapy visits have a direct impact on the first (grouping step) and fourth (services utilization
Updates of MS-DRGs to the list subject to IPPS replaced devices offered without cost or
We continue our discussion on planning a move toward a just culture to improve patient safety. La
NOVEMBER 12, 2020
  Affordable Care Act payment model continues to improve care, lower costs
AUGUST 12, 2016
  Physicians and health care providers continue to improve quality of care, lower costs
AUGUST 26, 2016
  CMS launches three new policies, continuing the shift to value-based care
DECEMBER 22, 2016
SNF therapy contracts: Your risks and what you need to know
The growth of managed care continues to grow due to the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable C
OCTOBER 24, 2014
MARCH 4, 2015
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APRIL 2, 2014
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JUNE 25, 2014
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Because there will be no adjustments in the HHRG after the RAP is sent, the reporting of therapy
MAY 6, 2015
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Rita did not place the top on the sharps container when she replaced it in the morning. La
MAY 21, 2014
On August 24, CMS rescinded Transmittal 3594, dated August 19, and replaced it with
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Z47.1 (Aftercare following joint replacement surgery) and I10 (Essential (primary) hypertension)
MARCH 11, 2015
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CMS continued its focus on improving the quality of patient care in the
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
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The number of solo and small practices continues to dwindle in the U.S., and the pace of consolid
Patient handoffs continue to be a major concern for hospitals. In September, The Joint Commission
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
  An intensive therapy regimen involving medication, diet and behavioral changes s
OCTOBER 3, 2014
by Brian Ward (bward@hcpro.com) As the nation continues to discuss use o
SEPTEMBER 6, 2020
by Brian Ward (bward@hcpro.com) As the nation continues to discuss use o
SEPTEMBER 24, 2020
MARCH 9, 2017
A Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (CERT) study of transcatheter aortic valve replacement/
APRIL 15, 2015
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BY A.J. PLUNKETT (APLUNKETT@H3.GROUP) Expect CMS to continue pressuring
DECEMBER 1, 2018
JANUARY 28, 2015
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As with ADLs, specificity and relevance are key components to a thorough occupational therapy ass
Identify three things that are monitored on a continual basis while a patient is receiving anesth
Junior physicians (i.e., residents) in Britain vowed to continue their opposition to a new employ
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
Which Founding Father thought the turkey should replace the eagle as the national bird, calling i
Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern)
JULY 16, 2014
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursda
JULY 23, 2014
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern)
JULY 30, 2014
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Want to know which ICD-10-CM code will replace 250.00? Join us at 1 p.m. (Eastern) Thursda
AUGUST 6, 2014
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On June 12, CMS rescinded Transmittal 3205, dated February 27, 2015, and replaced i
On July 2, CMS rescinded Transmittal 1481, dated March 27, 2015, and replaced it wi
On December 3, CMS rescinded Transmittal 1547, dated October 5, and replaced it with
DECEMBER 29, 2015
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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JANUARY 14, 2015
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Providers should continue educating coders and physicians to avoid the problems that were
CMS rescinds and replaces Transmittal 166 for technical correction On M
The controversy around Medicare's Recovery Audit Contractor program continues; a judge has ruled
SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
If the patient does not require a skilled bath, can our agency continue to provide this u
The Medicare Advantage and Part D programs continue to grow and thrive. In the Medicare Advantage
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
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"Commitment to continuity of care reflects the highest ideals of our profession. The questi
MAY 13, 2016
As we continue our (hopefully not futile) attempts to peel back the layers of the current Joint C
MAY 18, 2017
"We will just continue to raise funds, we will do whatever we can to secure funds … W
SEPTEMBER 29, 2017
RAPs will continue to be available under the HHGM in 2019. But CMS believes—based upon data
OCTOBER 21, 2015
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AUGUST 26, 2015
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Iowa continues to see a steady increase in its supply of physicians, despite gloomy predictions
Evidence continues to support that physical activity can help hold off the changes in the brain a
DECEMBER 17, 2014
The Joint Commission continues to cite hospitals for the same life safety violations every year,
JANUARY 5, 2017
Hospitals should have processes in place that continually monitor for specific types of events, t
JUNE 17, 2014
HCPro would like your input so it can continue to provide timely and useful content. Pleas
Integrating a continuity of operations (COOP) program into a healthcare environment can overwhelm
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
The healthcare industry is continuously evolving, and health information technology (HIT) is chan
  Organizations must continue to educate and train staff throughout the transition
MARCH 26, 2014
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CMS replaces transmittal for Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) Positron Emission Tomography (PET) for s
CMS proposes to continue expanding its policies for packaging ancillary services one year
“We continue to have concerns that the specifics of our standards are not achieving the g
MARCH 21, 2014