Name:    Email:   Remove
You must enter a valid email address. news

Oct 03 New Evaluation Codes for SLPs (Advance-SLP) --

At the request of the American Medical Association's (AMA) Relative Value Update Committee (RUC), four new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT American Medical Association) codes were created to replace CPT Code 92506 (Evalu Read article »

Oct 03 The benefits of strength training as physical exercise in older seniors (Medical News Today) -- After doing specific training for 12 weeks, people over the age of 90 improved their strength, power and muscle mass. This was reflected in an increase in their walking speed, a greater capacity to get out of their chairs, an improvement in their balance, Read article »
Sep 26 Implications of the affordable care act for occupational therapy practitioners providing services to medicare recipients. (Medworm) -- Authors: Fisher G, Friesema J Abstract The passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA; Pub. L. 111-148) represents the largest expansion in government funding of health care since Medicare and Medicaid were established Read article »
Sep 26 Driving assessment tools used by driver rehabilitation specialists: survey of use and implications for practice. (Medworm) -- CONCLUSION. Although use of the Useful Field of View(00ae) has increased, there continues to be no consistency in cognitive assessments or guidelines for behind-the-wheel assessment. Implications for practice are discussed. Read article »
Aug 13 "Take Later Retirement" For Lower Dementia Risk (Medical News Today) -- A very large study of self-employed people living in France finds those who retired later had a lower risk of being diagnosed with dementia, in line with the idea that you either "use it or lose it." Read article »
Aug 13 'Powerful effect of exercise' against Alzheimer's (Medical News Today) -- Exercising for 150 minutes each week may be the best treatment for Alzheimer's, according to a study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. . Read article »
Jul 16 Vascular Disease Reported Across Different Neurodegenerative Diseases Including Alzheimer's Disease (Medical News Today) -- Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that, across a variety of neurodegenerative diseases, cerebrovascular disease affecting circulation of blood in the brain was significantly associated with dementia... Read article »
Jul 16 Nursing home residents are allowed to designate organizations as authorized representatives for Medicaid enrollment, final rule affirms (McKnights) -- In the final rule, CMS confirmed that organizations may serve as representatives, specifically citing the needs of nursing home residents who do not have family available for assistance. The rule also defines what authorized representatives may do... Read article »
Jul 16 Early diabetes signs often missed in those with Alzheimer's, researcher says (McKnights) -- A Georgetown University neurologist "was shocked" to find 48% of his study enrollees showed signs of undiagnosed prediabetes and diabetes. Read article »
Jun 28 Instead Of Being More Efficient, Private Insurers' Medicare Advantage Plans Have Cost Medicare Almost $300 Billion More Over The Life Of The Program (Medical News Today) -- A study published online finds that the private insurance companies that participate in Medicare under the Medicare Advantage program and its predecessors have cost the publicly funded program for the elderly and disabled an extra $282.6 billion Read article »
Previous First 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Last Next

Hot Jobs in Your Area

Key Upcoming Events

upcoming events all events
Submit your event