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April is Occupational Therapy Month

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Thank You – OTs and COTAs!

This month, HealthPRO® Rehabilitation celebrates what you do to help individuals live life to its fullest. Our customers, their residents, and your company appreciate what you do every day.

“Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants help people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations).” -- American Occupational Therapy Association

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Tags: Contract Rehab Services, Contract Rehab, HealthPro, Nursing Homes, Healthcare Reform Expertise, OT MOnth

NASL: House SGR Repeal Policy Negotiations

Posted on: March 17, 2015


Late last week, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) negotiated a proposal to repeal and permanently replace the flawed sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula, which is used to calculate Medicare’s physician and Part B provider reimbursements.

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Tags: Contract Rehab Services, Long Term Care Administrator's Week, Long Term Care

National Long Term Care Administrator's Week - March 8-14, 2015

Posted on: March 8, 2015

This week, HealthPRO® Rehabilitation would like to celebrate Long Term Care Administrators.

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Tags: Contract Rehab Services, Long Term Care Administrator's Week, Long Term Care

National Long Term Care Administrator's Week - March 8-14, 2015

Posted on: March 7, 2015

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ICD-10 is coming, ready or not

Posted on: March 2, 2015

We were graced with a postponement of the implementation of ICD-10 from October 1, 2014to October 1, 2015.  October is a long ways away, right?  There’s no need to start talking about this now, is there?  YES! 

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Tags: Contract Rehab Services, Healthcare Reform Expertise, ICD 10, Therapy Partner

ICD-10 is coming, ready or not!

Posted on: March 1, 2015

We were graced with a postponement of the implementation of ICD-10 from October 1, 2014 to October 1, 2015. October is a long ways away, right?  There’s no need to start talking about this now, is there?  YES! 

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Tags: Contract Rehab Services, Healthcare Reform Expertise, ICD 10, Therapy Partner

SNF PEPPER Q4FY14

Posted on: February 20, 2015

On or around April 20, 2015 CMS contractor TMF Health Quality Institute will release the third annual Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report (PEPPER) for SNFs—a resource characterized by both its unrivaled offering of free, comparative billing data and mediocre utilization by nursing home providers.

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Tags: nursing home operations, Contract Rehab Services, therapy services, Contract Rehab, HealthPro, Nursing Homes, CMS

5 Star Quality Rating System Changes from CMS

Posted on: February 19, 2015

Nursing Home Compare 3.0: Revisions to the Nursing Home Compare 5-Star Quality Rating System

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Tags: nursing home operations, nursing home occupancy, Contract Rehab Services, skilled nursing facility, medicare, therapy services, Contract Rehab, HealthPro, census development

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Caregiver Month

Posted on: November 3, 2014

Throughout the month, HealthPRO® Rehabilitation recognizes those affected with this debilitating and devastating disease and those that care for them.

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Tags: nursing home operations, Contract Rehab Services, Contract Rehab, Alzheimer’s Disease, Caregiver Month, Dementia

CMS to Overhaul 5-Star Nursing Home Rating System

Posted on: October 8, 2014

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has big plans for an overhaul  of the five-star nursing home rating system, thanks to the passage of the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act, which President Obama signed into law today.

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Tags: nursing home operations, nursing home occupancy, Contract Rehab Services, skilled nursing facility, medicare, therapy services, Contract Rehab, HealthPro, Nursing Homes, CMS