Home health providers aggressively changing how they’re delivering physical, occupational and speech therapy services need to remember one thing: The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is watching. Since Jan. 1, several industry-leading providers that Home Health Care News has connected with in the aftermath of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) have reaffirmed their commitment to therapy in their service mix. Those providers include Birmingham, Alabama-based Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE: EHC) and Moorestown, New Jersey-based Bayada Home Health Care, just to name a few. But while some providers take tempered, responsible approaches to therapy under PDGM, it’s becoming increasingly clear that many others are not.
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