Physical Rehabilitation's Role in Disability Management : by David Clifton PDF

By David Clifton

ISBN-10: 0721684742

ISBN-13: 9780721684741

Bridging the distance among medical perform and different sectors, this new source demanding situations rehabilitation services to imagine past remedy to incapacity administration. It presents the theories and information had to successfully deal with sufferers' disabilities inside a controlled care framework, with the objective of higher collaboration with claims adjusters, case managers, chance managers, human source team of workers, protection and overall healthiness officials, lawyers, peer reviewers, and others within the healthiness care process. hugely visible and choked with worthwhile info, it offers a good creation to the big variety of events with whom a therapist will engage during coping with a client's health.The writer has greater than 23 years of expertise consulting with insurance firms, employers, and the criminal zone, and gives confirmed concepts for collaboration among services and others concerned with the overall healthiness care system.Filled with quite a few illustrations, portraits, and tables, lots of that are priceless for education and schooling of employees or clients.The appendix encompasses a huge and various selection of priceless details that's not available from different assets. It additionally presents a necessary record of assets for additional examining approximately this continually altering field.Chapters hide theoretical matters (management versions, definitions of incapacity) in addition to incapacity administration in long term care, employees repayment, results administration, felony implications, and more.Case stories through the ebook current real looking examples of events to enhance the reader's technical and demanding considering skills.Focused on handling disabilities (i.e., sensible difficulties) instead of on treating impairments (i.e., diseases), encouraging rehabilitation prone to imagine "out of the field" and to put themselves greater inside and past controlled care.

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7 billion) Figure 2–11. Percent distribution of Medicare home health visits and charges by type of visit. (Source: Health Care Financing Administration, Office of Information Services. Data from the Medicare Decision Support System. Data developed by the Office of Strategic Planning. ) Physician services are second, with total expenditures of $70 billion. Results of the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey indicate that 787 million visits were made to physicians in 1997 (NCHS, 1998a). Private insurance was responsible for 50% of these visits and managed care for 30% of all payments.

25) contrasts the use of physical therapy services in home care between 1988 and 1996 (HCFA, 1998). Note that although the physical therapy utilization (visits) and charges decreased by percentage between 1988 and 1996, both aggregate visits and charges increased. Table 2–1 Projections of National Long–Term–Care Expenditures for the Elderly (in billions of dollars) Payer AND Workers’ Compensation The prevalence and cost impact of rehabilitation in workers’ compensation systems is significant. Workers’ compensation is a patchwork of 50 different state laws, and as such, operates more like a legal than a medical system.

National Underwriter 102(1):6, 1998. Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA): Statistical Supplement 1998. Office of Information Services. Medicare Decision Support System. Office of Strategic Planning. Washington, DC, US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Care Financing Review, 1998. Hoffman C, Rice D, Sung HY: Persons with chronic conditions: Their prevalence and costs. JAMA 276(18):1473-1479, 1996. Hurley RE, Gage BJ, Freund DA: Rollover effects in gatekeeper programs: Cushioning the impact of restricted choice.

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