COVID

CMS Announces Final Rule for the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule

On November 1st, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the final rule for the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS), meaning changes across all healthcare specialties, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, applied behavioral analysis, and more.

Medicare in 2022 Part 2: All About Telehealth

Coverage for Telehealth Services Under Medicare During COVID-19 Medicare’s coverage for telehealth has adapted to meet the needs of patients and providers during COVID-19 and even now, continues to evolve! But what changes were made and are they here to stay now that the pandemic

Is Telehealth Still Working for Therapy Patients?

As we all know, the use of telemedicine has significantly increased over the past decade and there is no denying that the public health emergency (PHE) caused by the COVID-19 pandemic catalyzed its adoption as well as advancement in a big way.  In fact, according

Preventative Care and Predictive Analytics

What Are Predictive Analytics? Simply put, predictive analytics uses collected data to predict future events with complex algorithms and machine learning. In the context of managing a therapy and rehab practice, that can mean anything from predicting projected revenue to tracking patient trends.

Social Wellness Month

July marks the beginning of Social Wellness Month, an awareness campaign that promotes socializing and bonding with others as well as self-love and acceptance – all of which has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Therapy for Long-Haul Covid Patients

While the evolution of current COVID variants are less likely to cause critical illness, they have still been recognized as highly contagious. In fact, studies show that nearly 53% of patients struggle with symptoms for up to 12 months after infection – a year of

Co-Founder Letter: Our Renewed Mission for 2022

Reflecting On 2021  For all of us here at Raintree, the theme for 2021 was perseverance. As we started the year continuing to battle COVID, making decisions on vaccinations, travel and social gatherings, we were challenged to be good citizens. For many of us that

How to Prevent Therapist Burnout

With our consistent, tedious push towards the new normal, it isn’t a surprise that physical therapists and other healthcare professionals are reporting increased feelings of stress. Not only are practices experiencing an influx of appointments (both in person and via telehealth), but offices are having

Get Ready for Flu Season

With the pandemic still looming as we approach the fall season, it is important to remember safety precautions when it comes to both COVID and the Flu as well as how each differs from one another. Keep reading to stay up to date on which

World Lung Day

The basic function of our lungs is fairly simple: take in oxygen from the air and release it into the bloodstream. During a normal day, the average person breathes nearly 25,000 times, but for those suffering with lung disease, drawing those breaths can be difficult.