This session by Elisa Bovee, MS, OTR/L , will outline suggestions for how rehabilitation team members can strengthen the Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B programming in the nursing facility, improve patient participation and decrease refusals and improve participation and functional outcomes through creativity out of the gym. Functionally based treatment will ensure patients receive medically necessary physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech services. Elisa will review practical application to Medicare requirements.
In addition, the attendees will be able to devise management strategies and implement them, fulfill Medicare documentation requirements, and make the most of clinical benefits of Functional Based Therapies.
This program will help healthcare providers to ensure medically necessary therapies are provided to skilled nursing facility patients to improve functional outcomes.
Contents of the session:
Who should attend: Therapy Managers, therapists, directors of nursing, MDS coordinators, nurse managers and nursing staff.
- Apryl Swafford
Elisa Bovee, MS, OTR/L, is the Senior Vice President of Operations for Harmony Healthcare International, a nationally recognized, premier Healthcare Consulting firm specializing in C.A.R.E. (Compliance, Audits and Analysis, Reimbursement and Regulations, Education and Efficiency). In her role, Elisa manages a diversified team of HealthCARE Specialists who have extensive knowledge in the areas of Corporate Compliance, MDS 3.0, RUG-IV, Documentation, Therapy Program development and state-specific Medicaid Case Mix. Elisa...
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