Posts Tagged ‘prime rehab’
HCANJ Yearly Conference: A Great Communication Tool
Prime Rehabilitation Services was honored to attend the HCANJ annual convention. Michelle Palko and her team hosted the HCANJ annual convention in Atlantic City for which Prime Rehabilitation Services was honored to attend, marking our 20th year of support for this local industry event. The HCANJ annual conference is a great tool for learning new…Read More
Building a Plan for Success
Guest Post by Christopher Nigroni, OTR, DOR At Regency Grande Nursing Center, our rehab team prides itself on thorough, client- specific discharge planning. The Prime Rehabilitation Services, Inc. team here and across all our NJ/NY/PA locations strives for excellent therapy services and patient care. But what does that mean without proper discharge planning? A proper…Read More
Free Dementia Course
In this ever-changing healthcare environment, there are times when the patient’s perspective can get misunderstood. Relias has made available for free a powerful and insightful educational training course, “A Day in the Life of Henry: A Dementia Experience” to promote empathy for Dementia Sufferers. “A Day in the Life of Henry provides professionals across the healthcare…Read More
What’s Your Section GG Plan?
As you are aware, Section GG had the most changes in the MDS revisions effective October 1, 2018, including adding 36 new items, modifying existing text, and changes to when the inactivity codes should be used. All Section GG new item additions focus on patient function with coding on the admission and discharge assessments. While…Read More
Rehabilitation Week at Gates Manor
Guest post by Floraine Emata-Pagcu, PT, DOR Gates Manor is a Skilled Nursing facility for sub-acute and long-term care which is nestled in a beautiful area of Montclair, New Jersey. Prime Rehabilitation Services, Inc. is very proud to provide the patient-centered and quality rehabilitation programs including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology in…Read More
National Falls Prevention Awareness Day
Saturday, September 22, is the first day of Fall and marks the 10th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. This year’s theme, Take a Stand to Prevent Falls, seeks to unite professionals, older adults, caregivers, and family members to play a part in raising awareness and preventing falls in the older adult population. As you…Read More
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…Read More
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,…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More