With exactly one year to go, how will you prepare for PDPM?Read More
Welcome to the HealthPRO® Heritage Blog
Posted on: October 1, 2018
Posted on: September 24, 2018
Success or failure for SNFs will hinge directly on hospital readmission rates (& other performance metrics, too!)
What’s This About 2% of My Revenue?Read More
Posted on: September 14, 2018
One Very Important, Creative Solution for Forward-Thinking Senior Living Communities
YOUR GOAL is to attract new residents and to preserve occupancy keeping them happy & healthy and aging in place.
YOUR CHALLENGE is executing on unique, tangible initiatives that differentiate your community from market competitors.Read More
Posted on: September 4, 2018
Introducing the “PDPM Crosswalk” from HealthPRO® Heritage!
HealthPRO® Heritage has built a tool to help SNFs understand their very own financial future post-PDPM.
Question Worth Asking: What is the first step in preparing for PDPM?Read More
Posted on: August 30, 2018
How Will the Recent Home Health Proposed Rule Affect the PAC Industry?
PDGM (Patient-Driven Groupings Model) was recently announced in July as part of the Proposed Rule published by CMS and is anticipated to be THE biggest change in home health reimbursement 20+ years!
Posted on: August 24, 2018
HealthPRO® Heritage Announces Our Top 10 “Do” List for PDPM SuccessRead More
Posted on: August 15, 2018
With only 14 months to prepare for the industry’s biggest change in 20 years, HealthPRO® Heritage offers this advice: Don’t be overwhelmed by the complexities of PDPM. Instead:
PREPARE. EXECUTE. SUCCEED.
To successfully navigate the transition to PDPM, providers can focus TODAY on developing & honing very specific core competencies without impacting their performance under the current RUGS.Read More
Posted on: August 9, 2018
Hear Ye, Hear Ye! The new Long Stay Quality Measure for hospitalizations are to be posted on Nursing Home Compare in October 2018. The formal name for this measure is Number of Hospitalizations per 1,000 Long-Stay Resident Days.Read More
Posted on: August 6, 2018
CMS released 2019 SNF Value Based Purchasing (VBP) Score Reports on Friday, August 3.
The Score Report identifies whether SNFs are eligible for any portion of the 2% withhold of the Medicare Fee for Service revenues this October.
The implications are critical. Two percent (2%) of your Fee for Service Medicare revenue will be withheld, a potential negative impact exists on revenue and/or budget (if the 2% was not considered in budgeting processes for Q4 2018). Do you know if you will receive any incentive payments based on your performance in CY 2017?Read More
Posted on: August 1, 2018
Final Rule Indicates PDPM Transition is “A Go!”
No Significant Changes
According to CMS’ Final Rule released July 31, PDPM (Patient-Driven Payment Model) will replace the current RUG-IV system – as originally proposed – on October 1, 2019.Read More