Research Platform  |   August 2016
Examining Variation in Occupational Therapy Costs and Potential Decreases in Service Use Due to a Reduced Therapy Cap
Author Affiliations
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Article Information
Advocacy / Professional Issues / Health Services Research and Education
Research Platform   |   August 2016
Examining Variation in Occupational Therapy Costs and Potential Decreases in Service Use Due to a Reduced Therapy Cap
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011510180p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP102B
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011510180p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-RP102B
Abstract

Date Presented 4/7/2016

The objective of this study was to describe utilization and cost of occupational therapy services. Variation exists within treatments and states. Medicare reimbursement caps place a limit on visits and can potentially provoke substantial financial risk to those with higher therapy needs.

Primary Author and Speaker: Mackenzi Pergolotti

Contributing Authors: Jessica Lavery, Bryce B. Reeve, Stacie B. Dusetzina