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 constant sickness that can be life-altering! So, with variants and strains like Omicron or Delta, it's very possible to see a rise in long-term COVID patients in the upcoming future.
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It can be difficult to figure out how you should be billing Medicare for therapy services, especially if your practice offers both group and individual therapy options. It's understandable - there are a ton of similarities between the services on both a treatment plan and billing code level. So, join us today as we compare the differences between the two and review a couple of billing scenarios to make sure that you're getting reimbursed accurately.
Technology plays an integral role not only in everyday life, but in therapy and rehabilitation methods as well! In part one of our "Tech In Therapy" #rtblogseries, we explored technological advancements in both occupational therapy and physical therapy, but today's part two will delve deeper into how digital applications in addition to communication devices have changed the way applied behavior analysts and speech-language pathologists interact with their patients.
When it comes to a life-changing illness or injury, the healing process can seem daunting, so it's important for your practice to leverage the latest and greatest methods of care delivery. In this two part #rtblogseries, discover how new technology is being utilized in therapy and rehabilitation, specifically for occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy and applied behavioral analysis (ABA).
The month of April heralds multiple awareness campaigns that are near and dear to our hearts! So, join us as we raise awareness for both National Autism Month and National Occupational Therapy Month as well as explore the connection between the two.
Integrated therapy in schools has become a common approach to offering therapeutic services such as occupational therapy (OT), physical therapy (PT), speech-language pathology (SLP) and applied behavioral analysis (ABA) to students in an educational environment. Similar to push-in therapy, where services are rendered in the classroom, integrated therapy allows therapists to work with students in a traditional learning setting, helping reduce transitional anxiety and increase social opportunities for practicing with peers.