What scares you most about ICD-10? Is it the countless codes you will have to learn, the lack of success the Canadian Healthcare system suffered during the implementation of ICD-10, or the potential productivity losses? What you are right about is the
The Special Olympics (SOI) unites millions of adults and children with intellectual disabilities, volunteers, coaches, families, and healthcare practitioners all with the goal to educate participants about healthy living, fitness and nutrition. With close to 4.5 million athletes from about
An extremely important step for bringing a patient back to good health is the ability of a doctor to determine the best plan of care. This is why Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) was authorized by Congress in 2010.
The advancement of the Center on Health Services Training and Research (CoHSTAR) is fast becoming a savior for physical therapy health services. In recent years, CoHSTAR has been receiving sufficient funding and support from prestige educational institutions and associations.
As we quickly approach the halfway point for July, the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is showing huge signs of encouragement with their handling of ICD-10 claim submission testing. The improvements in the acceptance of claim files
As we approach the October “deadline”, many of us have been wondering wither it will actually happen this time, will the US finally adopt ICD-10 as standard procedure??! There has been signs and messages that perhaps this time it’s really
Competition in any industry is inevitable; graduates of physical therapy are no different, they compete for jobs and clinicians compete for clients. Given this situation, it is important to recognize the factors that will make you and your practice stand
Oftentimes cell phones are considered a distraction at the workplace. The mere presence of your cell phone next to your computer at work stirs an urge to forget all responsibilities and instead spend time on apps such as twitter, instagram,
Texan law makers have just rolled out their proposal for the Lone star state’s budget for the next 2 years, and it ain’t pretty! The long and short of it is this, Texas providers have had payments reduced in
Physical Therapy Outcomes have been a significant ally to reporting in the Physical Therapy world. In today’s most current PT news, we are hearing that the payment model is vastly moving away from Fee for Service and closer to