here’s no debating it: the COVID-19 pandemic has hit the physical therapy profession in a major way. PT practices across the nation have had to make swift changes to keep their doors open—and some, unfortunately, have had to close their doors indefinitely. With so much change—and no precedent or playbook to follow—practice leaders are largely learning how to rebuild as they go.
Have you heard the news? On April 30, 2020, CMS authorized physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists to provide telehealth services for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency response period—which means rehab therapists can now receive
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The COVID-19 response is moving at a furious pace. With changes happening by the day—sometimes even by the hour—staying on top of all the rehab-relevant news can feel impossible. Not to worry, though, because we’re staying on top of it for you—and bringing together our crew of business, billing, and legal experts to help guide you through the next phase of this ever-evolving situation.
With many rehab therapists looking to transition their patients to remote care environments, the Internet has been flooded with information on telehealth, telemedicine, virtual visits, e-visits, and the like. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, these concepts were largely foreign to PTs, OTs, and SLPs. But with federal guidelines and payer policies changing almost daily to allow more patients to access more types of care remotely,
There’s no way around it: the current public health situation has reached mission-critical status, and keeping patients safe and healthy is of the utmost importance for any healthcare provider. In the face of this unprecedented crisis, many rehab therapists are wondering how to not only continue serving their patients, but also keep their practices operational and their businesses viable.
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