Respiratory Therapy (RT) is not new to the skilled nursing facility (SNF) setting or new to the Minimum Data Set (MDS). The data for RT has been coded in Section O of the MDS for years, generating a Special Care High Nursing score...the second … [Read more...]
National Fall Prevention Awareness Day 2017
The 10th annual Falls Prevention Awareness Day will be observed on September 22, 2017—the first day of fall…..and Montero Therapy Services will be offering a free Fall Prevention CE to all our Members to celebrate! (Details below) The … [Read more...]
Daily Documentation: Yes, No, Maybe?
The answer to the question, "Do we need to document daily when providing therapy services?" seems like it would be a no-brainer, right? Well, it may seem like a no-brainer to many of us in practice, but for some therapists, this is a genuine … [Read more...]
Therapy Cap Update – What Therapists Need to Know
Let's get up to date regarding changes that occurred yesterday with the Therapy Cap and the SGR (Sustainable Growth Rate). A little history... The Therapy Cap was created in 1997 when Congress passed the Balance Budget Act. The Cap imposes a limit … [Read more...]
From One “Assistant” To Another….
Montero Therapy's guest blogger today is - Kerri LaScala, Physical Therapist Assistant. Check out Kerri's bio here. As always, Kerri has a great perspective and valuable information to share. Even though the Blog title is "From One Assistant To … [Read more...]