Contract Therapy

  • Select Medical's contract therapy services division, Select Medical Rehabilitation Services, provides physical, occupational and speech-language therapy services to skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and senior care centers, schools, pediatric centers, acute care hospitals, CCRCs, worksites and private homes across the nation. These services are provided based on our customers' needs such as full-service, consulting, as well as management only.

    A relationship with Select Medical Rehabilitation Services provides our customers the following benefits:

    • Improved facility census
    • Resource for state and federal compliance related guidelines
    • Enhanced opportunity to realize a positive financial impact
    • Rewarding working environment for rehab staff
    • Integrated departments for optimum patient outcomes
    • Decreased facility risk/liability


    A relationship with Select Medical Rehabilitation Services provides access to the nation’s top clinical and operational experts in contract rehabilitation at a national and local level. These experts provide support in such critical areas as:

    • Clinical Program Development
    • Denials Management
    • Billing Support
    • Recruiting Resources & Strategies
    • Staff Training Initiatives
    • Compliance Programs
    • Management Reports
    • Equipment Assistance
    • Clinical Outcomes Reports
    • Physician Relationship Program/Census Development
    • Staff Retention Strategies
    • Clinical Outcomes

    The unique feature of our outcomes program is our ability to customize our system to meet the needs and expectations of our customers. The data is used to not only to assess the effectiveness and efficiencies of services but also to support and justify reimbursement from various payers. Our programs include:

    Select Connects 2 U!

    Our online portal that was developed as part of our continuing effort to provide exceptional service to our customers. Through this online tool, we provide monthly reports to our customer showing the year-to-date and monthly goals, accomplishments, and efforts that our Select Medical Rehabilitation Services therapy team is making on your behalf.

    Billing & Management Software

    Our management software provides reports that are designed to track, compile, summarize and present a wide range of valuable data that is important to you. This data is profiled in a monthly report but is available at any time based on your needs.

    QI Program

    Our compliance program and process is your best defense against potential RAC audits and/or denials that directly impact your bottom line.


    We manage to benchmarks based on industry specific national, state, and company averages to ensure outstanding clinical outcomes.

    Value Added Services

    Select Medical Rehabilitation Services can offer our skilled nursing facility partners a menu of value-added services to optimize cost effective and care effective operations in the new reimbursement environment. Facilities can choose specific value added options that are consistent with their own needs. These service options include:

    Facility Training

    • RUGS IV
    • PPS Analysis/Projections
    • Nursing Documentation to Support Rehab Services
    • Wound Care Management
    • Falls Prevention
    • Bowel and Bladder
    • Cognitive Training

    Independent Specialty Programs

    • Medical Leadership Panel
    • Nurse Practioner Integration Program
    • Accelerated Care Plus (ACP)

    Fitness/Wellness Programs

    • Select Senior Fitness Program
    • Select Wellness Program

What People are Saying


Charles Loftis

Regency Hospital of Meridian, Mississippi

Charles Loftis prides himself on his family, especially his grandchildren. He's grateful to be back in Butler, Alabama, where he lives with his wife and two Jack Russell... View more

Nell Jenkins

Select Specialty Hospital-Augusta, Georgia

Summer of 2010, Nell and Sammy Jenkins, both in their 80s, lost their Waynesboro, Georgia home to a house fire. They moved in with their kids until the house could be... View more
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Jet Aviation


"Over the last two years, Jet Aviation and SSM Physical Therapy have been able to achieve the main goal of reducing muscle strain injuries over 60% and reduce cost associated with these types of injuries." View more

Gary Liddy

Select Specialty Hospital, Akron, OH

While playing with his grandchildren, Gary Liddy felt a tingling sensation in his fingers. By the next day, the tingling spread. Within 24 hours, he was on a ventilator and unconscious. View more
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Lamar Baker

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, New Jersey

When he walked, Lamar Baker felt like there was a golf ball stuck under his foot. His doctors initially thought it might be a strain, but further testing led to a... View more
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Linda and David Kubert

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, New Jersey

Most married couples share interests and enjoy spending time together. But Linda and David Kubert have taken togetherness to a new level.  They were out for a ride... View more

Melinda Minton

Select Specialty Hospital-Denver, Colorado

Melinda Minton was healthy and adventurous, raising two girls and having fun traveling overseas. In July 2010, while visiting a friend in Denver, Melinda fell ill with... View more

Joel Zito

Select Specialty Hospital-Macomb, Michigan

Nineteen-year-old Joel Zito was attending Oakland University with a focus in pre-med. On March 27, 2010, he was helping some friends move a large soccer net when it fell... View more

Carolyn Abeyta

Regency Hospital of Central Georgia, Georgia

Carolyn Abeyta considers herself a "can do" girl. The physicians and staff at Regency Hospital of Central Georgia call her a miracle. Carolyn's story began with a simple... View more

Patricia Aughtry

Select Specialty Hospital, Erie, PA

When Patricia Aughtry was admitted to our hospital in January 2015, she was in respiratory failure and significant medical issues. As if her complex medical condition wasn’t stressful enough, her family’s choice to send her to our hospital meant she would be a 90-minute drive away. View more

Ann Thomas

Select Specialty Hospital, Erie, PA

Ann Thomas had a full calendar. She worked in a physician’s office and taught a medical terminology class at a local technical school. When she wasn’t at work or teaching, she could be found on snowboard runs and horseback riding trails. In the midst of her active life, Ann was diagnosed with a brain tumor. View more
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Jean Altomari

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, New Jersey

“I’m not sure what the future holds, but I know the best is still ahead of me.”   Jean Altomari and a group of friends were enjoying a terrific Caribbean cruise.... View more

Caitlyn Cota

Select Specialty Hospital-Augusta, Georgia

Caitlyn Cota is a dancer. During her high school years, she was injured during a performance. The resulting pain grew worse over time and eventually she was treated with... View more
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Courtney King Dye

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, New Jersey

To be an Olympic athlete takes great skill, determination and perseverance. Rehabilitation requires the same qualities.  For Courtney King Dye, an equestrian who... View more

Mary Boston

Select Specialty Hospital, Phoenix, AZ

Mary Boston thought she had the flu. She felt out of sorts, feverish and tired. But she had no idea how sick she really was. View more

Alexandra Crawford

Select Specialty Hospital, Memphis, TN

Alexandra Crawford had just met the love of her life. At 28, she was healthy and looking forward to her happily ever after. But in July 2014, problems with her tonsils, neck pain and associated swelling sent her to the emergency room. A third ER visit revealed a tonsillar abscess. She was placed on a ventilator. View more

George Plummer

Select Specialty Hospital, Camp Hill, PA

George Plummer woke up in our hospital on a ventilator and with a tracheotomy from an unexpected complication during his cancer surgery. He would later learn that his chances for recovery were very grim. View more

Janice Cooks

Regency Hospital-Columbus, Ohio

Janice Cooks thought she was having an asthma attack. It turned out to be something much more serious, necrotizing pneumonia. She was admitted to ICU in respiratory... View more

Judy Barth

Select Specialty Hospital-North Knoxville, Tennessee

Judy Barth was working in her yard when she experienced what she thought was heartburn. The pain increased to the point that she called for help. The last thing she... View more

Stacy Simon

Select Specialty Hospital, Grosse Pointe, MI

Every day at the local mental health counseling and advocacy center, Stacy Simon’s mission is to offer hope. “I believe in spreading love and love will come back in return,” he said. Stacy developed pneumonia and was admitted to our hospital in January 2015. He was ventilator dependent and unable to talk. View more

Kirk Cordray

Select Specialty Hospital, Akron, OH

Kirkland Cordray is a typical, adventurous teenager. If his face wasn’t buried in a book, he was riding his skateboard. A freak accident while on his skateboard left 17-year-old Kirk with multiple fractures, a chest tube and ventilator dependent. View more

Drew Daniel

Select Specialty Hospital, Tallahassee, FL

The day after Thanksgiving 2014, William “Drew” Daniel was admitted to a hospital with an electrolyte imbalance so drastic, the doctors, nurses and therapists were not confident he would survive. View more

Barbara Saunders

Regency Hospital-Northwest Indiana, Indiana

Barbara Saunders taught social studies to junior high students for 32 years and loved it. She was preparing lesson plans one January when she grew weak and her legs gave... View more
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Windham Weaponry


...early intervention program has helped us to enjoy yet another annual drop in our workers' compensation insurance premiums. View more

Brad Henry

Select Specialty Hospital-Springfield, Missouri

Brad Henry, a 45-year-old international customer service representative, had just celebrated his youngest son's birthday. During the next few days, Brad found himself... View more
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Eric LeGrand

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, New Jersey

The first thing you notice about Eric LeGrand is his smile. It’s a warm, engaging smile that reflects a quiet maturity and deep inner strength. It also belies a... View more

Joshua Speidel

Select Specialty Hospital, Indianapolis, IN

An honor student. A talented basketball player with a full-ride scholarship to Vermont State. At 18, Joshua Speidel was ready to tackle the world. But in February 2015, tragedy struck. View more

Kramer Beverage Company

New Jersey

...DJ Nork once again delivered a terrific injury prevention program to our delivery drivers. View more

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