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Happy National Rehabilitation Awareness Week!

September 25, 2021

    Thank you is not enough to express our gratitude to our therapy teams, especially in light of the adversity they face every day due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. At ATS, we are honored to provide our patients with therapy solutions to support their path to healthier living.

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OT Month: Passion. Purpose. Possibility.

April 8, 2021

  Join us in celebrating Occupational Therapy Month and raise awareness about the benefits of occupational therapy. Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, and prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability. Common occupational therapy interventions include helping people recover…

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Show Your Support for Therapy Services and Therapy Professionals

October 22, 2021

On October 8th, U.S. Representatives Bobby Rush (D-IL) and Jason Smith (R-MO) introduced bipartisan legislation entitled the Stabilizing Medicare Access to Rehabilitation and Therapy (SMART) Act of 2021 (H.R.5536). This legislation will: Provide for a temporary delay to a reimbursement reduction in the CY 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule for services provided by physical therapist…

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Voice Your Support of Therapy Professionals

March 18, 2021

From the desk of Lynn Erickson, CEO & President – Advanced Therapy Solutions In late December 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) updated the Physician Fee Schedule Rule by placing a temporary 2% moratorium on the planned steep Medicare payment cut to Therapy and other providers who would be greatly impacted. The moratorium is set…

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Keep in the Know- Regulatory Updates

August 4, 2020

Over the last year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has implemented major payment changes for Therapy Services delivered in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). Below are a few recent updates: Value-Based Purchasing Program: As you know, on October 1, 2019, CMS shifted to Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) for all SNFs. This value-based payment model supports…

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Therapy – Playing an important role in Infection Prevention and Control

July 26, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) and the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) released several announcements last week impacting skilled nursing facilities and other health care providers. As no surprise, the focus continues to be on infection prevention and control…

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