Category Archives: Our Business

NASL Advocates Need to Magnify Message to Repeal the Therapy Cap

With 2017 quickly coming to an end, the time to let your voices be heard on the therapy cap is now.  Please urge Congress to revisit this important issue before the exceptions process expires at the end of 2017. Please click here to contact your Members of Congress to voice your support to repeal the cap. For the past 20 years, Congress has maintained a cap on how much outpatient therapy a Medicare beneficiary can receive each year, regardless of medical necessity. Since the policy’s enactment, Congress has stopped this “hard cap” on services by implementing multiple, temporary moratoria and … Continue reading

Data wrangling, care redesign, and how Infinity Rehab is positioned to support customers through massive change — Podcast

Mike Billings sat down with Donna Mueller, Vice President of Network Development for Avamere Health Services, to discuss the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement reform program called Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI), among many other topics that span across the post-acute care environment. Data wrangling, care redesign, and how Infinity Rehab is positioned to support customers through massive change. Listen in: http://www.infinityrehab.com/files/2017/10/BPCI-Employee-Update-Infinity.mp3

Senior Housing News Interviews Infinity Rehab President About IBM Research Project

Watson, the IBM cognitive computing system that gained fame for beating human Jeopardy! champions at the game, soon could enable more precise care and services in senior living. The technology currently is being piloted by Wilsonville, Oregon-based Avamere Family of Companies, in its independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing settings, as well as through its Infinity Rehab arm. “For Infinity, bundled payment programs such as the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) program already have raised the stakes. In these programs, hospitals are responsible for controlling costs over a whole acute/post-acute care episode for certain orthopedic patients, making it … Continue reading

Therapy Cap Repeal Bills Update

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As of February 28, 2017, the Senate Bill (S. 253) for Medicare Access to Rehabilitation Services Act of 2017 which would repeal the Therapy Cap has 15 co-sponsors in addition to  Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD] the original sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]* 02/01/2017 Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]* 02/01/2017 Sen. Heller, Dean [R-NV]* 02/01/2017 Sen. Reed, Jack [D-RI] 02/08/2017 Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI] 02/08/2017 Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] 02/08/2017 Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] 02/10/2017 Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] 02/10/2017 Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME] 02/10/2017 Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] 02/13/2017 Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] … Continue reading

Infinity Rehab Promotes Mark Wilhelm to Vice President of Sales

Infinity Rehab, a leader of contract rehabilitation services and health care network solutions, announced the promotion of Mark Wilhelm to Vice President of Sales. Mr. Wilhelm will continue to be responsible for the growth of Infinity Rehab by bringing Infinity Rehab’s innovative care management and creative population health solutions, designed to help care providers improve outcomes and turn data into actionable business intelligence, to customers throughout the country. “Ever since Mark joined our team seven years ago, he has played an integral role in the growth of the company,” says Mike Billings, President of Infinity Rehab. “Mark will continue to lead … Continue reading