Blogs by Cindy

Arbor Admin and OHCA!

Arbor Rehabilitation's administrative team attended the Ohio Health Care Association seminar for regulation updates. As discussed by OHCA, reduction of re-hospitalization rates, My Care compliance, Quality ratings support and knowing surveyor trends will continue to be a focus for Arbor Rehab!

CMS Update

CMS's Final Rule 2015 contains an easing of some Change of Therapy regulations. On the other hand, they are also re-initiating some Recovery Audits through modified contracts with previous auditors.

Ohio Deartment of Health Ebola Facts

These facts clarify concerns related to the Ebola virus

Revised Guidance to State Surveyors

Dementia care now has revised indicators for state surveyors.

False Claims Act

By clearly knowing the regulations and approaching patient care with integrity, Arbor Rehabilitation continues to function above reproach!

Medicare Advantage and HIPPS Codes

Implementation date for the requirement of HIPPS codes on Medicare Advantage claims has been delayed in the past and now has a target date of July 01, 2014.

Bipartisan Respectability- H.R. 2 Passage!

The House and now the Senate pass legislature to sustain access to Medicare benefits.

Updates from Washington

Both the House Ways and Means and the Senate Finance committees are considering options to standardized assessments tools ( MDS, PAI etc.) used throughout the post acute care system. Supreme Court ruling against the ACA

Section GG Preparation

Arbor Rehabilitation therapists will be working closely with each MDS nurse to enable precise coding of Section GG!

ALJ Option!

Select claims involved in the ALJ backlog may be eligible for review by a separate Settlement Conference Facilitator.

The True Constant- Change

Medicare, like the leaves, is in a season of change.

A Season of Transformation

Change is in the air- not only in Northeast Ohio but in the Skilled Nursing industry as well!

Excellent Care at One of Arbor Rehabilitation’s Facilities!

Check out the good news from one of Arbor Rehabilitation's partners! We are proud to work with such compassionate customers!

Spring Changes!

As the season is changing, Arbor Rehabilitation gearing up for a busy and successful start to summer!

Arbor is Expanding!

New facilities, new teams and new opportunities!

Therapy Cap Update

Therapy caps continue...for now.

The Future of Therapy…. Challenges and Opportunities

Therapy Part B Caps have gone away, RCS-1 has been revised to PDPM, there are challenges and opportunities ahead!

Featured Success Story

Jim

Never underestimate the power of determination! Jim was told he would not walk again…he proved them wrong! 

Read Jim's success story