Saying that 2020 has been a roller coaster of a year that has required innovative thinking and imaginative adaptability in the rehab therapy industry could qualify as the understatement of the decade. Required social distancing as a result of COVID-19 and the recent industry shift from volume-based to value-based care reimbursement have thrust creative treatment […]
Rehab therapists who have been using telehealth visits to sustaincontinuity of care can now feel confident about telehealth effectiveness.FOTO, a Net Health company offering an outcomes managementsoftware solution for rehab therapists, analyzed 40,000+ episodesof care discharged by FOTO providers in the FOTO database. Check out the infographic. About this study: “Overview of Telehealth and Outcomes […]
The shift toward value-based reimbursement is gaining steam. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Merit-Based Incentive Program (MIPS) is in its third year with high and increasing rates of participation. Large commercial payers are following suit with initiatives that include a greater emphasis on patient outcomes. Download E-book: How to Choose an Outcomes Management […]
A classmate from PT school and I were catching up recently, talking shop and sharing stories about how the practice has changed in the last 25 years since we were newly-minted PT’s – including the evolution of treatment styles, clinical education, electronic documentation, reimbursement, and direct access.
Reposted with permission from Frank Long and Physical Therapy Products
Each year since 2009, we have been endorsed as a CMS endorsed registry. We just received CMS designation as a Qualified Clinical Data Registry for physical and occupational therapists. We are ready for Merit-based Incentive Payment System reporting year 2019.
What is Computer Adaptive Testing (CAT)? Why is CAT a “smart” and efficient method for electronic outcomes collection? All electronic outcomes measures are not created equal! Valid, reliable, responsive and risk-adjusted outcomes data is important for accurately establishing your value as an efficient and effective clinician. The ability to show objective evidence of the quality of your […]
Why it’s time to move from the Stone Age to the Modern Age…
By: Nikki Rasmussen, P.T., Cert. MDT Clinical Lead, Provider Relations, FOTO, Inc. Every morning, we look in the mirror while we comb our hair, brush our teeth, and ready ourselves for the day. Once we are satisfied with our reflection, we head out to face whatever the universe has in store for us. Sometimes we […]
How can you learn from what you have measured? Evidence suggests for clinicians and instructors to learn from their clinical experience and years of training, they must be provided with optimal patient feedback about what they are doing right or wrong at the patient bedside.