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Tip Sheet: 4 Tips to Increase Referrals to Your Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility

Inpatient rehabilitation facilities heavily rely on referrals to achieve performance goals. To meet those goals, it’s critical to have a strategic marketing program in place. Your facility’s program should specifically identify how staff members plan to achieve and meet targeted…


Tip Sheet: Five Strategies to get More Value out of Reporting

In today’s world, data is everywhere; in fact, there is so much data that it can feel overwhelming at times. The good news is that there are tools to help us manage that wealth of data and harness its power…


Tip Sheet: Six Tips for Resolving Unpaid Claims

The single-most important way to maximize your total collections is to resolve unpaid claims. According to medical billing specialists, about 15% of claims have to be reworked. If you don’t do that, it’s like shaving 15% off your bottom line.…


Tip Sheet: Six Billing KPIs You Should Be Tracking

According to the principles of the Hawthorne effect, that which you pay attention to improves. Therefore, if you focus on some specific key performance indicators, you could see some improvement in those areas. Here are a few KPIs that most…


Tip Sheet: 5 Billing Tips to Maximize Reimbursement

Whether you work in a private practice or hospital department, maximizing collections is critical to your rehab organization’s success. Yet too often, this responsibility is placed overwhelmingly on the billing department. Effective revenue cycle management begins long before claims are…


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 in the 2018 IRF PPS Final Rule. The FY 2018 final rule included finalizing many of the items in…


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…