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Therapy Services
A comprehensive, integrated analysis to assist in building efficient and cost-effective therapy programs. Whether your facility has an in-house program or is under contract, therapy is one of your largest cost centers under PPS. A well-run, cost effective therapy department is often the most important component to a successful Medicare program.
   Capabilities and components
Comprehensive Therapy Analysis can help your organization determine:
  • How effectively you are managing Part A and Part B case load
  • Your cost per minute of therapy delivered
  • Your cost per minute of therapy reimbursed
  • How your therapy cost compares to that of other facilities
  • Whether your therapy department is assisting the organization in addressing Quality Measure (QM) problems
  • How well your therapists monitor therapy delivered and document it for quality and compliance
  • Your therapy department's optimal productivity rate
  • Whether your therapy department is meeting your expectations for resident care
  • Whether you have the right therapist staffing mix
  • Whether your therapists are addressing all Part B needs in the facility
  • If your therapy documentation is strong enough to prevent claim denials?
  • How effectively your therapists, MDS coordinators, billing and nursing departments communicate
  • Whether your therapy staff has the clinical, regulatory, and coding resources they need to ensure compliance
Program components include:
  • Assessment of your rehabilitation program
  • Evaluation of the available rehabilitation space, equipment and supplies
  • Review of documentation policies and procedures
  • Assessment of your staff's educational needs
  • A complete financial review of the therapy program, its relationship to all payors, including Medicare, and the managed care cost structure
  • Financial analysis of current therapy operation
  • Financial analysis of rehabilitation strategic initiatives
  • In-service programs
  • Rehabilitation specialty program development
  • Denials management tracking
  • Medicare rehabilitation billing training
  • Quality assurance review
Other Polaris Group services you may be interested in:
   Ancillary Support Services
  Nursing/Operational Services
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