Therapists received some welcome news last month when Medicare’s 2018 physician fee schedule proposed rule was released. Ever since CMS announced that it had identified several CPT codes commonly used by PTs and OTs that would be reviewed as potentially misvalued, therapists had been bracing for an adjustment in the RVUs that could have resulted in a considerable negative impact...
Measurement of clinical outcomes is essential in enabling patients and clinicians to assess the effectiveness of treatment interventions. IRG captures patient outcome data, including satisfaction surveys and functional assessment tool scores in every clinic. As payers continue to move toward outcome-based reimbursement and as patients research providers in evaluating their healthcare options, outcome data is a vital component for managed markets, payer relationships and key market access drivers.