Celebrating the Jewish New Year!

Those observing the holiday believe that the book of life, which determines an individual’s fate for the coming year, opens on Rosh Hashanah, and is sealed at the end of Yom Kippur. The Jewish new year is not just a time to renew our resolve, rather, it’s the time when our fate stands in the…

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PDPM – The Question on Everyone’s Mind

by Vanessa Cardenas, Chief Operating Officer The question on everyone’s mind regarding the new payment model, the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is, “Since, counting therapy minutes does not affect reimbursement under PDPM, will my facility still be paid for all three therapy components (PT, OT, and SLP) even if therapy is not actively treating or…

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              AMERICA’S GOLDEN TWINS by Yaffa Liebermann   In a beautiful city, There were twins, Not of flesh and blood, But of steel, concrete, and glass. They were the center of the skyline. They were the spirit of the city. At sunset they shined like gold, While inside they had real gold. They held people…

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World Physical Therapy Day

Guest post by Floraine Emata-Pagcu, PT, DOR Saturday, September 8th is World Physical Therapy Day.  This day is an opportunity for physical therapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution our profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent. The human body is remarkably easy to damage and break,…

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Are You Prepared for PDPM?

As of this moment, you may be wondering how the proposed Patient-Driven Payment Model, or PDPM for short, will impact your business. As you are aware, this new reimbursement model is not just a revision of the current Resource Utilization Group (RUG) system. It is a total overhaul of the payment model used by SNFs…

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What Patients Say About Prime Rehabilitation Services, Inc.

“[Therapy was] A+. Will recommend the Care Center to anyone asking.” – Jean W., Liberty, NY “I came in needing much help. Thank you for getting me back together! Excellent staff.” – Nancy D., Wharton, NJ “This group was incredible and more than wonderful. I have never seen such seasoned professionals come together and perform…

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Practice What You Preach, Build A Choir

By: Floraine Emata-Pagcu, PT, Director of Rehabilitation Providing health care services, rehabilitation services particularly, can be physically taxing. We evaluate each individual patient, performs objective measures, formulate goals and then provide physical treatment interventions to improve our patient’s quality of life. In performing our daily routine, we put undue stress to our joints, shortened our…

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Meeting at CEO’s Home

There is something to be said about the honor of being invited to attend a quarterly educational meeting at the home of the company’s CEO.   Since Prime Rehabilitation Services and Mobile Therapy Services remain a therapist owned company, Yaffa and Eli Liebermann opened their home to the management team to show where the passion for…

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Origin of Father’s Day

Inspired by a church service honoring mothers, Mrs. Sonora Louise Smart Dodd (1882-1978) wanted fathers to be similarly honored.  In particular, she wanted to honor her father, William Jackson Smart.  Smart raised Sonora and her five siblings alone after his wife died, during childbirth, when Sonora was 16. In 1909, Dodd petitioned her minister and…

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Mobile Therapy Services, Sharing Energy Conservation Tips

Mobile Therapy Services Providers of skilled PT, OT, and SLP in the comfort of your home with treatment plans individually designed to provide optimal and realistic functional gains.  Our focus is to restore, maintain, encourage and adapt movement to promote maximum mobility and function through exercises, utilizing items within the home. We would like to…

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