UDSMR’s department of education, training, and consultation, commonly known as “ETC,”
offers an integrated suite of services designed to enhance every aspect of an IRF’s compliance efforts
and rehabilitation program management:
Unrivaled Coding, Clinical Documentation, and FIM® Instrument Expertise
As the developers of the FIM® instrument and the impairment group codes embedded in the IRF-PAI, UDSMR has
no equal in expertise. Our training and consultation services are the most expertly performed in the
industry. We have the tools to guide every aspect of staff training, documentation, and Medicare
We can transform your FIM® data into a powerful tool for operational decision making. Utilizing our vast
database and reporting capabilities, our consultants will work with you to select real-time reports and
benchmarks that will drive program performance and outcomes management. Our clinical orientation emphasizes
staff buy-in at all levels and links clinical interventions with program outcomes.
Do you face challenges with patient referrals, “reasonable and necessary” Medicare criteria, and correct
medical record documentation? These factors can sometimes threaten the very existence of an IRF program.
Our consultants will work with your organization to create a successful turnaround plan and assist in its
UDSMR: The Rehabilitation Standard
To learn how we can tailor our expertise to your program, contact
Carol Harper at 716-817-7823.