The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of 2014, a bi-partisan bill drafted by the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees, was formally introduced yesterday. The bill had been circulated in draft form in March, and the bill that was introduced yesterday responds to much of the post-acute care (PAC) community’s feedback, including several specific recommendations made by NASL. The bill would require the use of standardized patient assessment instruments by post-acute providers to provide CMS with patient data that can be compared across the post-acute care settings.Read More
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Representatives from HealthPRO® Rehabilitation and Heritage Healthcare report continued growth and success during the 7 months since their merger.
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Representatives from Heritage Healthcare and HealthPRO® Rehabilitation report continued growth and success during the 7 months since their merger.
This week, Heritage Healthcare celebrates National Nursing Assistants Week.
Now in its 37th year, this annual event, sponsored by the National Network of Career Nursing Assistants, is a special time to show our local and regional communities how residents, families and nursing assistants can work together to provide care for those who need it.
There will be a number of fun, educational events held throughout the week, all aimed at showing us the amazing work nursing assistants do in hopes of encouraging others to get involved.
Is it time to add foreign language classes to your activities schedule? Individuals who speak two or more languages—even those who acquired the second language in adulthood—may experience slower cognitive decline from aging, according to new research published in Annals of Neurology.Read More