Peak RehabCare is a therapist-managed rehab contract company providng Comprehensive Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapy Services. We serve Healthcare facilities in Western Kentucky including Hospitals, LTC and Home Health Agencies.
Our therapists are some of the best in the market! They are highly trained in their areas and are provided incentives to continously further their knowledge.
MARSHALL COUNTY HOME HEALTH
has partnered with HBHC for EMR. All documentation is now electronic, using HBHC Software. The software optimizes staff time, eliminates returned claims, systematically develops referral opportunities and improves interoperability with physicians, regulatory agencies and supplies. We are excited to be part of this new era in medical records!
PART B REIMBURSEMENT NEWS
The US Senate voted Tuesday, April 14th, 2015, to approve a bill that repeals the flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) and moves toward payment systems based on quality, but does not end the Medicare outpatient therapy cap.
Instead of a full repeal, the therapy cap exceptions process will extend until December 31, 2017.
The vote on the SGR ends a flawed system for payment that would have resulted in 21.2% reductions in Medicare payments to providers.
SPECIAL JUICE REDUCES UTI'S
According to Nutrition Research, a pilot study consisting of 200 nursing homes residents revealed that black chokeberry juice has been found to reduce the rate of urinary tract infections. Read More
OIG TO FOCUS ON BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR LTC EMPLOYEES
OIG will be reviewing procedures and costs related to conducting background checks on prospective LTC employees and other workers who would have direct access to patients. The background checks are intended to ensure facilities don't hire individuals who are considered excluded providers by the OIG (e.g., convicted felons with histories of violent behaviors or other abusive actions).
BLUE LIGHTS AND DEMENTIA...
Did you know that cool blue light can help dementia patients! Read the full article!