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Envision Everything!

Posted on: November 22, 2021

HealthPRO Heritage invites health services providers from across the spectrum of care to Envision Everything!

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Home Health Final Rule Release and How to Prepare for VBP

Posted on: November 3, 2021

CMS published the final rule for CY2022 making official the nationwide expansion of the HHVBP Model. The HHVBP Model is one of four Innovation Center models that have met the requirements to be expanded in duration and scope since 2010. Given this expansion, CMS is also ending the HHVBP Model for participants in the original model’s nine states. The first performance year of the expanded HHVBP Model will be CY 2023, with quality performance data from that year used to calculate payment adjustments under the expanded Model in CY 2025. Throughout 2022, CMS will provide technical assistance to HHAs to ensure they understand how performance will be assessed as finalized in this rule. To take an in-depth look at VBP click here: What is Value Based Purchasing?

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Tags: Home Health, Home Health Agency, #homehealth

Home is Where the Focus Is

Posted on: November 2, 2021

Seems as though CMS has taken a page out of Dorothy’s book with the mantra, “there’s no place like home.”  And those of us who have been in healthcare for any extended period of time can say, “We aren’t in Kansas anymore!” 

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On-Site Therapy Services: What's in it for you?

Posted on: November 2, 2021

Nowadays, dozens of companies offer to set up therapy services within Senior Living communities. In most of these arrangements, the therapy company reimburses the Senior Living community for the gym space (via a lease agreement) and bills residents’ insurances directly for the therapy services they provide. Residents benefit because they have convenient access to rehab services. Therapy companies benefit by generating revenue via a robust caseload of patients.

But what’s in it for the Senior Living communities?

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