PTs: Consider this your alarm, because it’s time to wake up.
I’ve spent an enormous amount of time researching MIPS—from digging through the 2,000-odd pages of the final rule and decoding line upon line of legalese, to participating in hour-long discussions (and dozens of email chains) with WebPT’s compliance experts. After all that researching, I feel pretty comfortable with the ins and outs of the program—as well as its benefits and drawbacks. So, let’s talk shop. Here are the pros and cons of MIPS participation:
We compiled an FAQ that answers rehab therapists’ most pressing questions about MIPS and the 2019 final rule.
Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published its 2019 final rule. Clocking in at just over 2,300 pages, the final rule isn’t exactly a light read—especially because the legal lingo can be harder to interpret than Shakespearean verse. Luckily, we have the script—with all its twists and turns—decoded and ready for you to review.
Do you text, chat, or email your patients? You could be flirting with a costly HIPAA fine. Here’s why.
From diversity issues to payment problems, here’s what’s really going on in PT—and what we must do about it.
Direct access to a physical therapist is the law of the land in all 50 states, but not all state legislation is created equal. In part two of this four-part series, we give you the breakdown of direct access laws from Idaho to Mississippi.