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Welcome to PDPM: Thoughts from the trenches two weeks in

Welcome to PDPM! “Less than two weeks in and it feels like we are speaking a new language.  CMGs, BIM scores, and NTA comorbidities have already become familiar terms.  Now that we are into the new payment system, one thing I can say for sure is that there certainly...

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MDS & Dietary: How much do my key players need to know about PDPM?

Out with the old, in with the NEW! We are days away from an industry shift that will change care as we know it. Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) will focus on individual patient characteristics and comorbidities in deriving payment.  Every patient will be unique and the care provided...

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Nursing: How much do my key players need to know about PDPM? 

  Nursing will be a viable, primary skilled service under PDPM When it comes to skilled nursing, SNFs can provide direct skilled nursing services, such as wound care, intravenous feeding, IV medications, etc  or skilled-management nursing services, including management and evaluation of a patient care plan, observation and assessment...

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Bayou Chateau Success Story: Mr. McVea

Mr. McVea came to Bayou Chateau Nursing Center following coronary artery bypass surgery which limited his ability to complete daily living tasks safely and effectively at home.  Prior to his surgery, Mr. McVea was living at home independently, so his goal was to regain his strength and health in...

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Mr. Gerald: Success Story

Mr. Gerald is a loyal patient of the Therapy Center Center in Grand Coteau. He, along with his physicians, have entrusted us with his care following a multitude of events including Parkinson’s diagnoses, rehabilitation after cardiac surgery and most recently for his neck pain. “Your staff is the reason...

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Lemoine Therapy Alexandria: Success Story

After getting into a car accident, the pain in Colene’s neck and back became excruciating. “The pain was so bad it got to where it hurt to pick up my daughter,” says Colene. After time went on, Colene’s doctor referred her to Lemoine Therapy Services in Alexandria, La. “From...

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Colonial Nursing Home Success Story: Mr. Harold

After falling ill with pneumonia, Mr. Harold came to Colonial Nursing Home to start him on the road to recovery. When our therapy team first saw him he was receiving all nutritional intake via tube feedings, and unable to roll from side to side or sit up without max...

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