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
Our customer LHC Group - MCHH is in the final stages of full automation of home health services, 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 transition!
MEDICARE CHANGES - OMRA
A recent post by CMS has addressed concerns related to the new completion standards for COTOs, as finalized in the FY 2015 SNF PPS Final Rule. The rule of completing a COTO to reestablish a Rehab RUG in limited circumstances from the July 2014 Final Rule still applies. However, CMS has further clarified a COT OMRA may be used to reclassify a resident into a RUG-IV therapy group only when the resident was classified into a RUG-IV non-therapy by a previous COT OMRA (which may have been combined with another assessment). Read More
According to the final rule, you have to complete an EOT OMRA when therapy services cease for three consecutive days, regardless of the reason. Then, if therapy resumes within 5 days after the last day of therapy at the same RUG-IV classification level, you have the option of completing an EOT-R OMRA. It is not mandatory, just an option. Read More
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
UPDATE ON COVERAGE
The Health Insurance Marketplace became the new way to buy healthcare insurance in January 2014. Under the Health Care Law depending on household income, some people may qualify to save money and lower monthly premium, but only if your employer does not offer coverage, or offers coverage that doesn't meet certain standards. Read more.
BLUE LIGHTS AND DEMENTIA...
Did you know that cool blue light can help dementia patients! Read the full article!
Attention OTs and COTAs!
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