|[August 21, 2013]
Ancillary Care Solutions to Address Outpatient Physical and Occupational Therapy Benchmarks
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. --(Business Wire)--
Ancillary Care Solutions (ACS (News - Alert)), the nationwide leader in helping
healthcare organizations establish and manage physical and occupational
therapy programs, announced that Cary Edgar will conduct a webinar
addressing how outpatient physical therapy and occupational therapy
benchmarks can be used to compare performance and drive improvements in
quality and profitability on Thursday, September 12, from 2-3 p.m. EDT.
Mr. Edgar will share benchmarks based on over 3 million physical and
occupational therapy visits for:
Procedures and wRVUs per provider work hour
Procedures and wRVUs per visit
Visits per hour and day per provider
Visits per patient
Initial evaluation cancellation rate
Follow-up visit cancellation rate
Payments per procedure/wRVU
Payments per visit
He will also address:
Which therapy specific metrics are the most relevant indicators of
productiity and profitability
How can these benchmarks be used to help gauge quality of care and
How can these benchmarks be used to gauge and improve productivity and
"As margins are squeezed by stagnant and decreasing payment rates and
higher costs, rehab managers and providers need to identify, collect and
understand data that provides an accurate and relevant measure of
results and how to use this data to drive improvements in outcomes,
patient satisfaction and profitability," says Edgar.
Mr. Edgar, an ACS founder and frequent speaker on the financial and
legal aspects of developing and managing outpatient rehab, helps
hospitals, health systems and physician groups collect and analyze data
from over 850,000 outpatient rehab visits per year.
ACS leverages its financial, operational and regulatory expertise to
help healthcare organizations manage their therapy programs, ranging
from the development and management of new programs, to the expansion of
existing programs and the reinvigoration of underperforming programs.
About Ancillary Care Solutions
Ancillary Care Solutions (ACS) is the nationwide leader in helping
healthcare organizations, hospitals and physician groups develop and
optimize the performance of physical and occupational therapy programs.
In addition to providing financial, operational and compliance solutions
that generate a substantial ROI, ACS offers real-time physical and
occupational therapy benchmarking, productivity tracking and reporting
through its Web-based TherapyWorks solution. Based in Scottsdale,
Arizona, ACS currently works with healthcare organizations in more than
25 states. For additional information, visit www.ancillarycaresolutions.com.
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