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PDPM Analysis – 2 Years Later

Posted on: August 23, 2021

It’s been almost two years since the implementation of PDPM. However, since 2020 was so fraught with challenges from the COVID pandemic, almost no one had the opportunity to take stock of how they had fared last October, at the one-year mark. As we approach the second anniversary of the greatest change in Medicare reimbursement in more than 20 years, the industry is pausing to see how things have gone.

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7 Reasons Your Staff Should Be Confident in Vaccine Mandates

Posted on: August 20, 2021

On the heels of several states announcing vaccine requirements, President Biden and CMS followed suit with an announcement on August 18 requiring that all U.S. nursing home staff be vaccinated. HealthPRO Heritage, along with many other healthcare associations, is advocating for equal treatment regarding vaccine requirements across care settings, rather than isolating to nursing home employees. The specific regulatory implementation guidelines are not yet fully developed and aspects of the mandate may change over the next several weeks. 

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Tags: COVID-19

Pediatric Foot Management: Q&A

Posted on: August 17, 2021

Pediatric foot management is therapy to address any foot or ankle concerns that a family or medical practitioner may have for a child. It can encompass many different intervention options and can address a wide array of concerns that are centered around what matters most to the child, family, and medical team.

Our physical therapists are trained in evidence-based interventions to address foot management-related concerns. They are an excellent resource to families and medical teams and provide information on appropriate intervention strategies.

Julie Burkhardt PT, DPT with Milestone Pediatric Therapy Services, a HealthPRO Pediatrics Company, is sitting down to answer some of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to foot management in order to help guide families.


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Tags: Pediatrics, Physical Therapist, foot management

Winning the Gold with LUPA Management: Buzzworthy News from NAHC’s FMC

Posted on: August 12, 2021

Our HealthPRO Heritage leadership team recently attended the National Association of Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) Financial Managers Conference (FMC) in Chicago. The FMC is where industry leaders of home care and hospice connect on industry trends and opportunities. All the buzz this year was centered around:

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Tags: Home Health Agency, LUPA, contract therapy

CMS Released 2022 SNF PPS Final Rule

Posted on: August 9, 2021

OK, hear us out.
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