Tag Archives: Medicare

An Inside Look at Home Health Care & Physical Therapy

The current healthcare climate has created an uncertainty for many physical therapists and other health care professionals.  Dr. Kenneth L. Miller, PT, DPT, MA, GCS, CEEAA  recently shared his thoughts on physical therapy, home health care and potential impact of proposed legislation on your clinic. Dr. Miller is a physical therapist and educator with more [...]

Medicare and Cash-Pay Physical Therapy

Whether you currently run a cash-based practice or are interested in adding cash-based services to your practice, but are confused about the laws regarding self-payment from Medicare patients, then this podcast is for you. This week’s expert will help you navigate the many rules and regulations of Medicare.  In his new book, Medicare and Cash-Pay [...]

Increase in Total Knee Replacements Creates Greater Demand for Physical Therapy

According to a study recently published by The Journal of the American Medical Association, the number of total knee replacement surgeries have increased by 165% over the last 20 years and could reach  nearly 3.5 million total knee replacement procedures a year by 2030. To discuss the impact of knee replacement surgeries on physical therapy, Joseph [...]

Physical Therapy and the Alternative Payment System

Payment reform systems offer a way to achieve greater reporting accuracy, promote quality care and minimize fraud. To improve quality of care and create an accurate payment system built upon providing medically necessary physical therapy services, the APTA has proposed to reform payment for outpatient physical therapy services by transitioning from the current fee-for-service, procedural-based [...]