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CarFit

CarFit

  CarFit is a community-based educational program that promotes continued safe driving and mobility among older drivers by focusing attention on safety, comfort, and fit. CarFit was created in 2006 in collaboration with AAA (American Automobile Association),...

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SNF Requirements of Participation

SNF Requirements of Participation

In October 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published a final rule revising for Medicare and Medicaid requirements of participation (RoP) for nursing facilities. In the July 18, 2019 Federal Register, CMS proposed the rule that will reform...

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Upper Spinal Floor Twist

Upper Spinal Floor Twist

Goal: To promote spinal mobility by stretching the mid thoracic spine, neck and chest muscles. Benefits:  Improving your spinal mobility will help reduce the risk of back, shoulder and neck pain.  Your ability to twist and turn will improve and make daily task such as...

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RAI Manual V1.17.1 Update

RAI Manual V1.17.1 Update

On September 18, 2019, CMS published the updated Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Manual V1.17.1 replacement manual pages and change tables. In order to assist providers with accurate clinical category designation under the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), CMS...

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Both Sides Now

Both Sides Now

It’s hard to truly appreciate how busy a care provider is during each shift without looking at their entire day.  Take just five minutes and sit and watch someone who is juggling between patients, collecting insurance information, verifying patient ID, or going from...

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What is Your PDPM Transition Strategy?

What is Your PDPM Transition Strategy?

Well my friends, it is time to seriously review your Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) transition strategy.  October 1st  is just around the corner.  Over the past nine months, at Functional Pathways, we have had a robust educational campaign to prepare and position...

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