PDPM

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 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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Evaluating Your Therapy Program Post PDPM

As we approach the 2-year mark of PDPM implementation, it is important to review where your facility stands today compared to pre PDPM, in terms of therapy services as well as clinical outcomes and the drivers behind any changes.  When PDPM was implemented, reimbursement shifted from primarily a therapy driven model based on the volume …

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Six Questions to Consider when negotiating new therapy contracts

As we approach the second anniversary of the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) many skilled nursing organizations find themselves once again negotiating new therapy contracts. During the past two years the industry was less focused on reimbursement and contract pricing and more on surviving the challenges of the pandemic. As life begins to return to …

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evaluating Your Contract Therapy Partner

Outsourcing your therapy program to a third party provider shifts many of the responsibilities and challenges, which in turn allows you to focus on other aspects of managing your skilled nursing facility. While the daily responsibility for therapy has been shifted, it is still important to periodically evaluate the performance of your therapy provider. This …

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