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Therapists are Essential!

Posted on: March 23, 2020

Therapists are exempted from sheltering at home & are permitted to continue working.*

Even as states move to shelter-in-place directives, healthcare workers – including therapists – are deemed essential and play a critical role in the battle against COVID-19. 

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Tags: COVID-19, Coronavirus, Essential

COVID-19 Communication ToolKit Available for Healthcare Leaders

Posted on: March 20, 2020

In the unfortunate circumstance that your community experiences a COVID-19 event, do you have a communication strategy in place? 

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Tags: COVID-19, Coronavirus, Essential

COVID-19 Considerations for the IDT

Posted on: March 19, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, several important updates from CMS and the Department of Health & Human Services were posted over the last weekend. HealthPRO® Heritage’s COVID-19 Task Force immediately released a summary about these updates (i.e.: waivers of the 3-day stay & the 60-day break). 

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Tags: #companyupdates, COVID-19

Critical Resources for Our Staff

Posted on: March 19, 2020

Given the volume of information related to COVID-19, we wanted to take this opportunity to provide a resource for our therapists in the field who have many questions, concerns, anxieties, and curiosities about this situation and how HealthPRO® Heritage is handling it. 

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Tags: #companyupdates, COVID-19

HealthPRO Heritage's CEO Offer Encouragement & Guidance for Our Staff

Posted on: March 18, 2020

March 18, 2020

MEMO TO:  All HealthPRO® Heritage Professionals
FROM:         John Heller, Chief Executive Officer
RE:                Encouragement & Guidance for Our Staff 

As we all look to understand and respond to the growing complications related to COVID-19, it can become a challenge to balance our daily lives, concerns for family and friends and the responsibilities of our jobs. 

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Tags: #companyupdates, COVID-19

A True Home Health Partner through the COVID-19 Crisis

Posted on: March 18, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, HealthPRO® Heritage has organized a multi-faceted approach to preparedness and promotion of safe treatments to our patients, and implementation of strict precautions to prevent the risk of the virus spreading. Our Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists remain available and ready to serve the immediate patient care needs of our agency partners, many of whom are reporting staffing challenges.

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Tags: #companyupdates, COVID-19, #homehealth

Two Important COVID-19 Updates as of March 16,  11 am EST

Posted on: March 16, 2020

HealthPRO® Heritage has summarized important updates from a memo released by the Department of Health & Human Services found here and a memo released by CMS found here.

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Tags: COVID-19

Healthcare Leaders: Your Communication Strategy Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

Posted on: March 15, 2020

Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, HealthPRO® Heritage shares an important resource. 

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Tags: #companyupdates, COVID-19

Two Important COVID-19 Updates

Posted on: March 14, 2020

This is information is updated as of 03/12/20

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ICD-10 Coding for COVID-19 Cases

Posted on: March 12, 2020

This is information is updated as of 03/12/20 at 1:00pm EST

In the unfortunate event that a resident or patient in your care is a confirmed COVID-19 case, please note special ICD-10 coding will be necessary. The CDC released official diagnosis coding guidance for encounters and deaths related to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), effective February 20, 2020.

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Tags: ICD-10 Coding, COVID-19