Technology

Medicare in 2022 Part 1: Thresholds for Outpatient Therapy

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA of 2018) was a game-changer for outpatient therapy services. Notably, it ended the tough Medicare capitulations for therapy payments by replacing hard payment caps with annual thresholds, but better yet, it allowed therapists the ability to exceed those

How Digital Workflows Can Benefit Your Therapy Practice

The past two decades have seen physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, as well as applied behavioral analysts leverage the benefits of digital healthcare solutions to not only improve the value of their practice but foster the effective success of the therapy and rehab profession.

A Therapist’s Guide to Outsourcing Medical Billing Services

Why Should You Outsource? There is a lot to consider when making the decision to outsource your revenue cycle management (RCM) and billing. The undeniable benefits include having access to experts that can best meet your billing needs, faster, more accurate claim processing, and most

The Top Three Challenges Therapists Face With EMR Implementation

What Challenges Do Therapists Face With EHR Implementation? The implementation of electronic health records (EHR) first became an essential part of healthcare in 2009. Medicaid and Medicare were quick to get onboard, offering incentive programs to encourage providers—from physical therapy to general practitioners to specialty

The Top Three KPIs Your Therapy Practice Should Be Reporting

Therapy and rehab is all about quality-based care. In fact, therapists, patients, managers, employers, and payors all expect to see evidence of effective and engaging therapy. So in order to successfully track and report these key performance indicators (KPIs), you’ll require the right business intelligence

How Do Outpatient Therapy Practices Benefit From an EHR or EMR?

With nearly 90% of office-based healthcare practices adopting electronic medical records (EMR), the EMR market has expanded exponentially! By understanding the key differences between inpatient electronic health records (EHR) and outpatient electronic medical records, therapy and rehab practices can be more informed about the cloud-based

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.

Why Should Therapy Practices Use Patient Portals?

While we continue to see the upwards shift in digital healthcare experiences and self-service engagement, it’s a no-brainer that patient portals offer exceptional value to therapists and patients alike. For therapists, portals can streamline digital intake and patient registration processes as well as reduce time

How to Optimize Online Patient Experiences

The ancient Greek philosopher, Plato, famously said: “Necessity is the mother of invention” – and with COVID finally coming to an end, it’s safe to say that the pandemic definitely did create the mother of all necessities. Because today, patient engagement is all-encompassing.  From self-scheduling