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AMRPA Letter to CMS Voices Concern Over Proposed Rule

Comments submitted by AMRPA to CMS voice concern regarding changes in its proposed FY 2015 rule for the inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system (IRF PPS), which it says could potentially limit patient access to key rehabilitation services provided in an inpatient rehabilitation hospital and unit.


AMRPA Responds to MedPAC’s Site-Neutral Medicare Payment Position

A statement released by American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA) chairman Bruce M. Gans, MD, responds to the MedPAC June Report to Congress, and its recommendation to implement a site-neutral Medicare payment policy for certain conditions treated in inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, units, and skilled nursing facilities.


Conference Addresses Workers’ Comp Challenges In Obese, Injured Workers

At a recent Risk Management Society (RIMS) Conference, One Call Care Management reports that it outlined challenges for workers’ compensation stemming from a trend of obesity among workers and key strategies intended to control claims costs and improving outcomes for obese, injured workers.