Scanning the Headlines: Rehabilitation Services
Updated on March 18, 2016
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Role of Post-Acute Care in New Care Delivery Models. Trendwatch. (2015, Dec.). Chcago: AHA. http://www.aha.org/research/reports/tw/15dec-tw-postacute.pdf
Addendum: Background On Post-Acute Care. Trendwatch. (2015, Dec.). Chicago: AHA. http://www.aha.org/research/reports/tw/15dec-tw-postacute-adden.pdf
Kramer, A., Lin, M., Fish, R., and Min, S. (2015, Apr.). Development of Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Quality Measures: Potentially Avoidable Readmissions, Community Discharge, and Functional Improvement. Washington: MedPAC. Retrieved from: http://medpac.gov/documents/contractor-reports/development-of-inpatient-rehabilitation-facility-quality-measures-potentially-avoidable-readmissions-community-discharge-and-functional-improvement.pdf
Betbeze, P. Strategies for Managing the Post-Acute Environment. HealthLeaders Media. Sept. 5, 2014. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/page-2/LED-308104/Strategies-for-Managing-the-PostAcute-Environment
Tu ,T., and others. (2014, September). The right care for the right cost: post-acute care and the triple aim. MHA ACO Network; Leavitt Partners. Retrieved from http://leavittpartners.com/aco-publications/
Health Leaders Media Staff. Telerehab matches traditional rehab for patient outcomes. HealthLeaders Media. Jan. 31, 2011. http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/TEC-261953/Telerehab-Matches-Traditional-Rehab-for-Patient-Outcomes
Colla CH, Escarce JJ, Buntin MB, Sood N. Effects of Competition on the Cost and Quality of Inpatient Rehabilitation Care under Prospective Payment. HSR Health Services Research, [Epub Oct 28 2010], Vol. 45(6.2):1981-2006, Dec 2010. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1475-6773.2010.01190.x/abstract
Carroll, J. CMS responds to OIG review of rehab facilities. HealthLeaders Media. Aug. 18, 2010.
Medicare payment basics: Rehabilitation facilities (inpatient) payment system. Washington, DC: Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, Oct. 14, 2009.
Walter, D., and Machisko, F. How Post-Acute Care Can Improve Hospital Financial Performance. HealthLeaders News. Jan. 30, 2009.
Medicare Payment Basics: Rehabilitation Facilities (Inpatient) Payment System. Washington: Medpac, Oct. 7, 2008.
Montalbano, R. Mission by the numbers. Health Progress. 89(5):54-55, Sept./Oct. 2008.
Sood, N., Buntin, M., and Escarce, J. Does how much and how you pay matter? Evidence from the inpatient rehabilitation care prospective payment system. Journal of Health Economics. 27(4):1046-1059, July 2008.
Hamme, J. Celebrate corporate compliance and ethics week! Compliance Today. 10(5):1-5, May 2008.
Hamme, J., and Williams, B. Regulating long-term care hospitals in search of a roadmap to clarity. Healthcare Financial Management. 62(1):38-41, Jan. 2008.
Velji, K., and others. Effectiveness of an adapted SBAR communication tool for a rehabilitation setting. Healthcare Quarterly. 11(Sp.):72-79, 2008.
CMS participant recruitment for post-acute care payment reform demonstration. HealthLeaders. Aug. 22, 2007
Limiting Access to Inpatient Medical Rehabilitation. Chicago: American Hospital Association, July 2007.
Britt, J., and Herring, C. The rehabilitation of rehab. Healthcare Financial Management. :98-102, June 2007.
Beeuwkes, M., and others. How much is postacute care use affected by its availability? Health Services Research. 40(2):413-434, Apr. 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.