Scanning the Headlines: Rehabilitation Services

Updated on July 17, 2002

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Beeuwkes, M., and others.  How much is postacute care use affected by its availability?  Health Services Research.  40(2):413-434, Apr. 2005.

Quality Through Collaboration:  TheFuture of Rural Health.  Washington:  The National Academies Press, 2005.  (Ref WA 390 Q17 2005).

Grimaldi, P. L.  Inpatient rehabilitation facilities are now paid prospective rates. Journal of Health Care Finance.  28(3):32-48, Spring 2002.

SNF PPS to apply to swing beds.  Healthcare Financial Management.  56(4):11, Apr. 2002.

Burke, M.   Back to life.  Forbes.  :56-57, Jan. 21, 2002.

Liu, K., and others.  Long-term care hospitals under Medicare:  facility-level characteristics.  Health Care Financing Review.  23(2):1-18, Winter 2001.

Piotrowski, J.  No more waiting:  new PPS to arrive for rehab hospitals in January.  Modern Healthcare.  31(52):8, Dec. 24-31, 2001.

Rielinger, J. A.  Preparing for the inpatient rehabilitation PPS.  Healthcare Financial Management.  55(12):52-55, Dec. 2001.

Reynolds, M.  Final inpatient rehabilitation PPS rule improves on proposed rule.  Healthcare Financial Management.  55(10):68-70, Oct. 2001.

Balitz, A.  Balitz:  providing a continuum of care is our commitment.  Healthcare Financial Management.  55(10):32-36, Oct. 2001.

Angelelli, J., and others.  External threats and nursing home administrator turnover.  Health Care Management Review.  26(3):52-62, Summer 2001.

Lovern, E.  Give us our PPS!  Most rehab providers are impatient with delays in implementing payment system.  Modern Healthcare.  31(26):24, June 25, 2001.

Lovern, E.  Most rehab providers are impatient with delays in implementing payment system.  31(26):24, June 25, 2001.

HCFA changes assessment tool, so what will happen to reimbursement rates?  Rehab Continuum Report.  June 2001.

Medicare rulings expand coverage of services.  A S H A Leader.  6(10):1, May 29, 2001.

Grabell, J.  The worst isn't over:  PPS could devastate specialty rehab programs.  Healthcare Leadership Review.  20(5):16, May 2001.

Harrison, F. G., and Kuhlemeier, K. A.  How do skilled nursing rehabilitation managers track efficiency and costs?  Journal of Allied Health.  30(1):43-47, Spring 2001.

Benedict, M.  Medicare to cover MNT services.  Health Care Food & Nutrition Focus.  17(8):1, 3, Apr. 2001.

Ready?  What to expect from rehabilitation PPS.  Hospital Case Management.  9(3):36-38, 33, Mar. 2001.

Matarelli, S. A.  The impact of the rehabilitation prospective payment system on case management.  Case Manager.  12(2):53-56, Mar. 2001.

Dougherty, M.  New PPS proposed for inpatient rehabilitation facilities.  Journal of AHIMA.  72(3):54-55, Mar. 2001.

Ohio rehab therapists learn the 24/7 standard.  Hospital Peer Review.  26(3):37-38, Mar. 2001.

Cost tool will make PPS transition easier.  Rehab Continuum Report.  Feb. 2001.

Gundling, R. L.  HCFA proposes PPS for inpatient rehabilitation services.  Healthcare Financial Management.  55(2):72-73, Feb. 2001.

Health systems need to rethink post-acute care strategies in aftermath of BBA, PPS.  Health Care Strategic Management.  19(2):14-15, Feb. 2001.

Youmans, K.  Sorting out the inpatient rehabilitation PPS.  Journal of AHIMA.  27(1):85-87, Jan. 2001.

Inpatient rehabilitation facilities see PPS.  Journal of AHIMA.  72(1):17-18, Jan. 2001.

Practice brief:  health informatics standards and information transfer:  exploring the HIM role.  Journal of AHIMA.  72(1):68A-68D, Jan. 2001.

Exemptions:  rehabilitation center.  Assessment Journal.  8(6):70, Nov./Dec. 2001.

Chen, Q., Kane, R. L., and Finch, M. D.  The cost effectiveness of post-acute care for elderly Medicare beneficiaries.  Inquiry.  37(4):359-375, Winter 2000/2001.


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