Mediware updates industry-leading G-code tool to support new assessments

physical therapy billing software

Based on user input, two new assessments have been added to the conversion tool Functional limitation reporting (FLR) G-codes continue to be a challenge for many providers who bill for services under Medicare part B. The requirement to track G-codes…

Written by: Dennis Stevenson Jr., MBA on Friday, May 26, 2017

Streamlining Rehab Compliance

Today’s providers have to keep track of so much more than just patient care that they run the risk of devoting a large portion of their time to tasks that are required for compliance. To keep your therapists efficient and…

Written by: Shelley Urban on Friday, May 19, 2017

Getting Paid for Your Rehab Services

physical therapy billing software

Whether you’re owed it or not, payers only pay for the billable services for which you actually charge them according to established payer contracts. Therefore, in order to get paid, your therapists have to document all billable services and utilize…

Written by: Shelley Urban on Monday, May 15, 2017

4 Productivity Lessons from IRFPAI 2017

Lessons learned last year can help IRFs prepare for the next change cycle. CMS’ annual updates to the IRFPAI drive significant challenges to IRFs who want to remain compliant and not suffer across-the-board penalties.  From time spent planning and preparing,…


Blog: Is Your Physical Therapy Practice Efficient and Profitable?

physical therapy practice management

It’s not always easy to tell, on the surface, if your PT / OT / Speech practice is operating efficiently and profitably.  Instead, you have to look at key metrics and generate reports that help you analyze the data. In…

Written by: Allie Shook on Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Proposed Rule for IRF-PPS, Fiscal Year 2018, Released

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule for Federal Fiscal Year 2018 on Friday, April 27. I have waited anxiously since the middle of April for the announcement from…

Written by: Virginia Littlepage on Wednesday, May 3, 2017

What We Learned at FOTO’s 17th Annual Outcomes Conference

From April 19-22, I had the pleasure of attending the 17th Annual Outcomes Conference put on by FOTO (Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes). The sessions were energetic. FOTO’s clients participated with excitement and dedication to sharing/learning/experiencing how they can use FOTO…

Written by: Shawn Hewitt on Wednesday, May 3, 2017

A Single Solution to 3 Common Sources of Denial in Inpatient Rehab

 It’s probably no surprise to inpatient rehab providers that the level of scrutiny from auditors has intensified in the last few years. Unfortunately, with CMS’ movement toward a single payment model for all post-acute care, the scrutiny is likely to…

Written by: Shelley Urban on Monday, April 24, 2017

3 Reporting Tips Everyone in Rehab Needs to Know

Data is all around us!  But how do we use this data for optimizing how we manage our practice? All of us are familiar with reports, but do they really give us the information when we need it and in…

Written by: Virginia Littlepage on Friday, April 21, 2017

Blog: Not all CPT Codes are Equal When it Comes to CCI

Apply modifiers correctly if you want to resolve the conflict One of the questions I get a lot when talking to clients is, “How do I resolve CCI conflicts on my charges?” Even when your software identifies the conflict, someone…

Written by: Dennis Stevenson Jr., MBA on Tuesday, April 18, 2017