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Heritage Healthcare Continues To Grow – Enters Florida With 7 New Rehab Partnerships Throughout The State.

Posted on: August 31, 2013

In an ever-changing healthcare industry, Heritage Healthcare’s continuous growth is the result of our commitment to a rehab partnership with senior care facilities along with their in-depth knowledge of Medicare and Healthcare reform. Our forward thinking incorporates innovation in the operations and clinical approach.  


In fact, in anticipation of competition consolidation as well as healthcare legislation requiring increased scrutiny and additional restrictions coming into effect, Heritage Healthcare re-engineered our organizational structure to allocate dedicated leadership to each senior care setting (CCRC, SNF and ALF) as well as better serve customers without sacrificing standards or level of care.

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Tags: Contract Rehab Services, therapy services, Rehab Management Services, Long Term Care

Safety Ranks #1 on Assisted Living Satisfaction Survey

Posted on: August 21, 2013

Most assisted living residents are happy with their communities and feel safe and well-cared for there, according to a recent poll of 500 seniors across the country.

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Tags: Contract Rehab Services, Compassionate Care, Senior Care Rehab, Heritage Healthcare, Therapy Partner

Fraud and Abuse Enforcement- Anti Kickback and Stark Laws

Posted on: August 20, 2013

2012-2013 was a big year for fraud and abuse enforcement, as the Justice Department set a new record for healthcare fraud recoveries with the $4.9 billion it collected in settlements and judgments.

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Tags: nursing home operations, skilled nursing facility, medicare

National Senior Citizen's Day

Posted on: August 20, 2013

August 21 is National Senior Citizens' Day. The day was created on August 19, 1988 by President Ronald Reagan. He issued Proclamation 5847.
This proclamation created Senior Citizens' Day on August 21. The day is a day to recognize senior citizens and the contributions they have made throughout their lives. Senior citizens should celebrate the day however they want to celebrate it. However, those who are not yet senior citizens should recognize and respect senior citizens on this day (although that should be done every day, it is especially important on this day). Here are five ways to celebrate National Senior Citizens' Day.

Visit with Your Grandparents

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CMS Publishes SNF PPS Final Rule for FY 2014

Posted on: August 13, 2013

On August 1,
2013 CMS published the final rule for the Prospective Payment System and
Consolidated Billing for Skilled Nursing Facilities for FY 2014 which will be
effective October 1, 2013 for FY 2014.

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Tags: skilled nursing facility

HRRP-Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program Highlights

Posted on: August 13, 2013

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Tags: nursing home operations, skilled nursing facility, medicare