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What is A Rehab Agency?

September 11, 2015 0 Comments
What is A Rehab Agency?

I get calls and inquiries asking “what is a rehab agency”.  Generally people have heard that a rehab agency may be a more profitable outpatient model than private practice, or that supervision rules for assistants are more favorable.  Some outpatient providers have been told by managed care payors that certification as a rehab agency or CORF […]

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Rehab Agency Fire Standards

July 16, 2014 0 Comments
Rehab Agency Fire Standards

CMS has released updated interpretive guidelines specifically addressing rehab agency fire standards.  Rehab Agencies are also known as ORFs (Outpatient Rehabilitation Facilities) and are referred to as OPTs, (physical therapy) or OSTs (Speech Language Pathology) in various CMS guidelines.  Rehab Agencies are subject to Survey and Certification according to the Rehab Agency Conditions of Participation […]

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