On the heels of Thanksgiving and into the Christmas season, I want to stop for a moment and share something I am grateful for – the end of the mandatory 13/19 therapy functional reassessments! I have noticed a steady stream of questions trying to clarify EXACTLY how the transition will work on January 1, 2015. The key to compliance is focusing on the word EPISODE and not using it interchangeably with the time span we have a patient on service. The following is intended to help clarify the situation:

As the implementation date approached, it is a good time to revisit the documentation being provided on reassessment visits. Here is a checklist to consider:

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