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E-Brief: Solving Inpatient Rehab Scheduling Challenges

Scheduling poses multiple challenges in every healthcare environment and, if done manually, is likely one of the most inefficient processes in the entire organization. That’s especially true of inpatient rehab scheduling because compliance with the three-hour rule adds an extra…


[Cheat Sheet] Key Changes in the IRF PPS for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019

After the massive changes to the IRF-PAI for FY 2017, it’s a huge relief that CMS is making only minor changes for FY 2018. However, the proposed rule for FY 2019 is a different story entirely, filling some 211 pages…


E-Brief: 4 steps to Ensure your Documentation is Efficient, Accurate, and Supports Positive Outcomes

For all types of healthcare organizations, accurate documentation is the key to clean claims, maximized reimbursements, and better patient care. In rehab, when patients may need different types of care from different therapists each week, documentation is especially critical to…


Increasing Referrals for your Therapy Practice

Healthcare service providers need patients to stay in business, and for many providers, these patients are often referred by local physicians. But some therapists and other providers have taken a more proactive approach with traditional marketing campaigns such as direct…


Profit Drivers in Outpatient Therapy

Your therapists and billers agonize every day to reduce denials and underpayments from insurance companies that simply don’t want to pay. Adding even more rules and scrutiny to your team only creates frustration. A better way to increase practice revenue…


Improve your Practice with Key Performance Indicators

If you have an administrative position in any type of medical office that schedules appointments, then you have the ability to gather and analyze data about your operations. This data, which should be easily accessible in your scheduling systems, can…


The Next MAC Attack: How your EMR opens the door to a disastrous IRF Audit

Your inpatient rehab facility (IRF) is under the microscope. In fact, the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) reports that, “The HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) cited inpatient rehabilitation services as the top cause of overpayments in a Medicare compliance…


Survival Guide for IRF-PAI Updates

Mediware’s 2017 IRF-PAI Impact Survey measured the impact IRF-PAI changes had on IRF professionals. The results are in and it is clear that the preparation process for IRF’s across the country proved to be a difficult task. Our data pinpointed…


7 Pillars of PT Practice Management

White Paper: 7 Pillars of PT/OT/SLP Practice Management As competition grows…reimbursement shrinks…and the patient’s payment burden bloats out of control, you need new strategies to compete and stay profitable. Download this free practice management blueprint to gain the edge you…


7 Essentials to Survive the New IRF-PAI

Life as you know it in your IRF is about to change dramatically. The 2017 IRF patient assessment instrument (IRF-PAI) now includes some 150 data elements!
Download this free white paper to establish a 7-step action plan to respond to every aspect of this major change.


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