Therapy caps: Unraveling the spider's web for long-term care

March 2013
Long-Term Living: For the Continuing Care Professional;Mar2013, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p28
The article focuses on the outpatient therapy caps which is designed to limit the coverage payments for physical and occupational therapy services. It is mentioned that physical therapy (PT), occupational therapy (OT) and speech-language pathology services are included in the types of therapy which are involved in the current caps. It also mentions that therapy caps shows unproportional impact on skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) whose high-acuity residents need long-term therapy services (LTC).


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