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A Suicide Prevention Primer

Posted by Michelle Pietsch on Sep 18, 2019 10:35:21 PM

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

Part 2 of 2
Cedaron is grateful to guest blogger, Melissa Howard, for sharing this primer. Melissa lost her younger brother to suicide and has turned her grief toward advocacy and community education.

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Topics: Patient Advocacy, #ChoosePT, "Chronic Pain", "BeThe1To", "National Suicide Prevention Month"

#BeThe1To Help

Posted by Michelle Pietsch on Sep 18, 2019 10:33:45 PM

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

Part 1 of 2

Suicide is a growing public health issue. According to the CDC, it is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. Risks are numerous and range from chronic pain and illness, to substance abuse, to prolonged and significant stress.

(Chronic pain and opioid abuse are two reasons the APTA's hashtag -- #ChoosePT -- is so powerful.)

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Topics: Patient Advocacy, #ChoosePT, "Chronic Pain", "BeThe1To", "National Suicide Prevention Month"

CMS Update: G-Codes are gone! Keep using the KX modifier.

Posted by Michelle Pietsch on Feb 4, 2019 4:15:10 PM

CMDo you provide therapy services to Medicare beneficiaries? G-Codes and severity modifiers are gone, but the KX modifier is still required. CONNECT makes all of this so easy.

 

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Topics: CONNECT Rehab EMR, legislation, Medicare, CMS

Let's talk about deck screws.

Posted by Michelle Pietsch on Oct 23, 2018 11:25:07 AM

It all started when my son began limping.

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Topics: physical therapy, #ChoosePT, Cedaron Stories, National PT Month

Call Your Rep! 4 things you should say to be heard.

Posted by Michelle Pietsch on Sep 28, 2018 8:34:38 PM

So, you have something important to say to your members of congress. Excellent! The message you share and the method you use are both key to your success as an advocate. Message and method make all the difference between being heard-heard...and being sorted by an algorithm into a pile with hundreds of other constituents.

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Topics: Call Your Rep, Patient Advocacy, Telehealth

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