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Therapy’s PDPM Paradox: Clinicians Have More Control, But Smaller Rehab Staffs Needed for Now

By Alex Spanko | October 3, 2019 The new Medicare payment model for nursing homes took effect this week with a bang, as therapists across the nation criticized a wave of staffing reductions in the immediate wake of the October 1 start date. Several companies implemented workforce cuts as the federal government shifted to the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), which [&hel...

How Integrated Rehab Consultants (IRC) and physiatrists are optimizing post-acute care at Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs)

Integrated Rehab Consultants (IRC) is the largest physician-owned physiatry group in the country working to optimize post-acute care in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). With our proven track record and experienced physicians throughout 30 states, we are gearing up to take on the next phase in the changing landscape of the post-acute world: PDPM! Contact us […]

PDPM Case Studies: How much can ICD-10 codes affect the bottom line?

Patient Driven Payment System (PDPM) is scheduled to start October 1st, 2019. This will affect the way skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) are paid under Medicare Part A for services they provide patients undergoing rehabilitation, but will not affect the way physicians (including physiatrists) are reimbursed under Medicare Part B.  To evaluate how much ICD-10 codes […]

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