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Occupational Therapy and Data Collection in Home Health

by Karen Vance, BSOT, Senior Managing Consultant | Clinical Operations Specialist, BKD Health Care Group The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) portends significant changes to the way Medicare currently pays home health agencies (HHA) under Prospective Payment System (PPS). PDGM is … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy in Home Health: The Value of Sustainable Change

Guest Post by Nancy Dubuar, MOT, OTR/L, CPAM, Occupational Therapist at Allegheny Health Network Healthcare @ Home As an occupational therapist, when I call my clients to set up my first visit in their home, I am often told, “Honey, I … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapists, an asset for patient self-management

Occupational therapy (OT) is an extremely important but often underutilized service within home health. Most people think of bathing and personal care as the services OT provides – but there is so much more! OTs assist and teach patients and … Continue reading

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