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Recording and Appropriate Billing of Timed Physical Medicine Services

Recording and Appropriate Billing of Timed Physical Medicine Services QUESTION: UnitedHealthcare recently reviewed my files and recouped payment on several dates of service based on timed therapy services. I do understand the 8-minute rule (or at least I thought I did), and documented massage for 10 minutes and exercise … Read more on Dynamic Chiropractic Painkiller critics take aim at hospital surveys, procedures Wednesday's effort was spearheaded by Physicians for Responsible Opioid Prescribing, which advocates for alternative treatments to opioids, including non-opioid pain relievers, physical therapy and psychotherapy. The group is funded by Phoenix House, … Read more on McClatchy Washington Bureau Read more... ...

Pet Therapy at SARCC

...  the agency's dogs work with seniors in long-term care facilities, with hospice patients, at-risk teens and with patients undergoing physical, occupational or cognitive therapy. But working … Read more on Lebanon Daily News 5 Jobs That Make Workers Unusually Happy It turns out helping people is an important component of on-the-job happiness for many people. When career advice website The Grindstone looked for the most satisfying jobs, four out of the top five—clergy, firefighter, physical therapist, and special … Read more on TIME Tags: physical therapist, daily news, cognitive therapy ...

Physical Therapy and Congenital Heart Disease

by Rotary District 9685 Physical therapy and congenital heart disease Most medical treatments are aimed at improving the symptoms and even closing or repairing the defects through surgical treatment. The good news is that physical therapy has been shown to improve the stamina of children with congenital heart disease. Read more on Sampson Independent Body Balance Physical Therapy Moves Locations “We wanted a more comfortable, personable environment for our patients,” said owner and physical therapist David Hutchinson. “It's always been our top priority to provide clinical excellence in a warm, caring atmosphere and this new facility will … Read more on Twin Falls Times-News Read ...

'Sundowning': Why Hospital Staffs Dread Nightfall, and How to Help Seniors

'Sundowning': Why Hospital Staffs Dread Nightfall, And How To Help Seniors … Another night in the hospital, a female Sri Lankan colleague saw an elderly man who was convinced she was a Nazi soldier. …. Work with doctors, nurses and physical therapists to understand how your family member can stay active. Encourage them to … Read more on WBUR Atlantic Philanthropies Gives 7M to Establish Global Brain Health Institute … … be prevented through public health and lifestyle interventions. This means attending to cardiovascular risk factors like high blood pressure and LDL cholesterol, lifestyle factors like diet, sleep, exercise and smoking, and psychological factors … Read more on UCSF News Services Read more... ...

Acupuncture Stroke Rehabilitation: Acupuncture for Dogs

We all love our pets and want them to have long, pain free lives. Unfortunately as they age, they suffer from some of the same painful diseases the people do. Pain pills help, but often have bad side effects and don’t always alleviate the animal’s suffering. I found a way to ease the pains of my old dog and extend his life. Acupuncture. Read more... ...

Robotic Hand Helps Stroke Sufferers Regain Use of Hands

...  hand helps stroke sufferers regain use of hands "What we're trying to do is create a device so patients can take home and therapists can program and apply therapy in a home setting," explained UTARI principal research scientist Muthu Wijesundara. He said current technology that works to move the … Read more on USA TODAY Paralyzed Mom Hoping to Walk, Dance by Son's Wedding Then she met Bellin physical therapist Deb Rentmeester, and everything clicked. “I'll admit, it's new for me. But Jen's … Over the last two years, Jen has become a voice and symbol of how to focus on ability not disability. She hopes sharing all the … Read more on WBAY Tags: physical therapist, usa today ...

UD Program Connects Students, Entrepreneurs

...  to … He is … Read more on The News Journal New Medical Codes for Diagnoses Increase Accuracy — and Chances for Errors In addition, ICD-10 doesn't just affect doctors and hospitals — physical therapists, mental-health providers and any other organization that deals with medical information will have to use the new codes. What's more, the changeover will not impact all … Read more on NJ Spotlight Tags: physical therapy patients, physical therapy, physical therapist, edical c ...