’Tis the holiday season—a time to decorate, indulge in tasty treats, and celebrate with family and friends. Not surprisingly, the busy whirlwind that is December is ripe for injuries and accidents. As this Code It Right Online blog post explains, “holiday decorations like Christmas trees and candles and holiday-decorating activities such as stringing outdoor lights can result in injuries, deaths, and property loss.” Not the most pleasant thing to think about during what should be the most joyous of seasons. Still, people get hurt, and healthcare professionals have to be prepared.
Read up on the PQRS detail that could mean the difference between staying compliant and suffering financial penalties.
The details regarding PQRS 2016 have finally arrived; here's what physical, occupational, and speech therapists need to know.
Some of you might remember all of the hype around Y2K. Rumors and speculation were abuzz, and there were people who thought all hell was going to break loose when the clock struck midnight on January 1, 2000. And then—dun, dun, dun—nothing happened.
Is your physical therapy practice a cut above the rest? Find out by calculating your Net Promote Score.
Will your physical therapy practice thrive or die over the next few years? It depends on your data, says the speakers from this year's Ascend business summit.
Are physical therapists valuable? Or are they merely a commodity? Such were the tough questions asked at Ascend 2015.
Relying on ICD-10 cheat sheets could spell disaster for your physical therapy clinic. Here's why.
At this point, the majority of physical therapy clinics are using some type of software to document, schedule, and bill for patient treatment. Thanks to ever-increasing compliance regulations, paper had to go the way of the VHS, becoming nearly obsolete. When your practice switched from paper to software, it was a big change.
When it comes to ICD-10, physical therapists must code for medical necessity or risk claim denials.