It is no secret that the health care industry is undergoing major change, and formidable new challenges keep appearing from every direction.
By Walt Porter, MPT, DPT, CEAS
In the recent past, healthcare initiatives such as the Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) Triple Aim and the American Physical Therapy Association’s Vision Statement have identified “improvement of the healthcare experience” as a benchmark of patient centered care.
By Karen Mueller, PT, PHD, DPT; Richard Briggs, PT, MA; Valerie Carter, PT, DPT NCS; AND Christopher Wilson, PT, DSCPT, DPT, GCS
The new Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) program was rolled out on April 1, 2016, by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) (see previous Impact articles on the CJR).
By Craig Johnson, PT
It is early August and once again time to write to all who read this great magazine. What is on my mind today and what has already had a vast amount of work put into it is Private Practice Section (PPS) Annual Conference. Read More
Revenue Cycle Management—three of my favorite and least favorite words all at the same time. I love them when payments are coming in, agings are appropriate, and days and Accounts Receivable (A/R) are short. I’m not so fond of these words when those metrics trend in the opposite direction and the A/R is creeping up and there are mistakes—causing payment to be delayed—or insurance errors have occurred. Read More