In-house Therapy

Unlocking Savings In Your Therapy Program

Higher wages, lower census, lower reimbursement rates are all among the factors creating financial pressure on skilled nursing organizations. There are no single solutions to these pressures which is why it is so important that operators look for cost savings throughout their organization. One opportunity for cost savings exists within the therapy department of many …

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Is the Grass Really Greener on the Other Side – Part II

In Part I of the question of whether the grass is really greener on the other side, we asked whether the grass is really greener with in house therapy. In Part II we want to look at whether the grass is greener with a contract therapy company. Our company recently completed an RFP project for …

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Is the Grass Really Greener on the Other Side – Part I

The phrase “is the grass really greener on the other side” is generally used to imply that things are not necessarily better on the other side. However, there are times when the “other side” may be better. The challenge is determining when the other side might be better, or are things on your side best …

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You can’t have your cake and eat it too. Or can you?

The phrase “you can’t have your cake and eat it too”, is a common phrase that is often used to imply we cannot have the best of both worlds. For skilled nursing operators they have had the choice of recognizing cost savings associated with an in-house therapy program or the clinical, financial and regulatory expertise …

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