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September 2012 - Posts

Transition to Rehab Management

Modified Charges
by Karen Schiff
October 1 is just around the corner from now, and with it will bring changes to the allowances of physical therapy services for our Medicare population (along with occupational and speech therapy). I'd like to think that as a healthcare professional, Read More...
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Another Therapy Intervention
by Karen Schiff
Another whole facet of rehabilitation is being introduced to me this week, with the entire week being spent in training to handle my facility's therapy dog, Pumpkin. I've got three days of intensive training under my belt, which includes lecture, interactive Read More...
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A Positive Change
by Karen Schiff
Attention this week has been focused on the Medicare cap that will be in place starting October 1. This will affect all settings of physical therapy by limiting the amount of PT that a patient can receive. As an outpatient clinician, I'm usually the last Read More...
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Busy Schedule
by Karen Schiff
Week one of "back to school" has been productive. Reviewing the materials, printing lecture notes, recognizing due dates for assignments and obtaining articles required for review have taken a week to nail down. For me, the hardest part of starting new Read More...
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