Category Archives: Dr. Paula

American Psychological Association is awarding Dr. Paula Hartman-Stein

American Psychological Association is awarding Dr. Paula Hartman-Stein The 2018 APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Independent Practice She has been invited to present at the APA convention in San Francisco on Sat 08/11 @ 1:00PM – 1:50PM Division/Sponsor: APA-APA; Co-List: APA Board of Professional Affairs, APA Committee on Aging Building/Room: Moscone Center/Room 104

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Updates on Medicare documentation for psychotherapy

New prepayment audits strike fear in Medicare providers The National Psychologist ​ (May/June 2018), 27,3, p1 By Paula Hartman-Stein, Ph.D. Reviews of Medicare claims using the traditional “pay and chase” method are nothing new, but if documentation is not thorough or if billing practices vary significantly from peers, recent pre-payment audits will threaten the existence

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Alzheimer’s update

Exercise can help people with Alzheimer’s stay healthy, prevent certain diseases, and have better sleep habits. Help them try all 4 types of exercise: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. Endurance: Take walks or dance together. Strength: Lift weights or household items such as soup cans. Balance: Try Go4Life balance exercises, using a wall or a

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Alzheimer’s Online Info

There is so much information about Alzheimer’s and dementia available online—how can you tell which information you can trust? Ask yourself these questions: Is the website run by a Federal agency, medical school, or large professional or nonprofit organization? When was the information written or the webpage last updated? Does the website offer unbelievable solutions

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7 Tips when choosing a nursing home

No matter your reason for looking into long-term care, here are some tips to keep in mind when choosing a nursing home or care facility: •Consider. What is important to you—nursing care, meals, physical therapy, a faith community, hospice care, or Special Care Units for dementia patients? Do you want a place close to family

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