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/

Berry, N.  Rethinking rehabilitation.  Greenhealth Magazine, 2012.  http://greenhealthmagazine.org/rethinking-rehabilitation/

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 facilitiesHealthLeaders 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 PerformanceHealthLeaders 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 systemJournal 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 settingHealthcare Quarterly.  11(Sp.):72-79, 2008.

CMS participant recruitment for post-acute care payment reform demonstrationHealthLeaders.   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.

 

 

 

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