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Pay-for-performance for Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Medicare Part B Services

1 recipient will receive $99,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: n/a
Description: The grantee will provide services to study the impact of implementing a pay-for-performance process for patients receiving physical or occupational therapy services under Medicare Part B. They will implement a pay-for-performance algorithm that they developed and refined from a retrospective analysis of data from Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc., and based on risk-adjusted functional outcomes and treatment visits. The process is designed to identify a possible replacement for the therapy cap.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Foucs on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (945478733) $99 Program Management
6100 Lonas Driv
Knoxville, TN
  Comment: n/a
Source: Appropriations Statute
Reference: Public Law 108-447
Location: Specific location of the Earmark within the uploaded PDF - either a crosscutting PDF or an earmark-specific PDF. Must include the page number and line number
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $100,000 is available for Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc., Knoxville, TN

Citation Comment: n/a

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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