Physical, occupational therapy tied to better resident outcomes across all PALTC settings

April 7, 2021

Most patients in post-acute care settings reap functional benefits and see reduced rehospitalizations from physical therapy and occupational therapy, according to a new study across 1.4 million Medicare beneficiaries.

The research, commissioned by the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association, used newly published data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that was collected from January 2015 through December 2016.

See key findings in the full story from McKnight’s Long-Term Care News.