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Senior Wellness – Breaking Down the Benefits

Posted on: April 22, 2024

Wellness programming  is crucial for promoting physical health, fostering social connections, and enhancing overall quality of life. By engaging in tailored activities and education, seniors can maintain their independence and vitality, reduce the risk of age-related ailments and improve their emotional well-being.  In this blog, Julie Morckel, President of HealthPRO Heritage, Home and Community Life,  shares more about the benefits in the senior living environment.

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Top Webinars of 2023: PDPM University Year in Review

Posted on: December 18, 2023

In reflection of the past year, we're excited to share links to our 'Year in Review' highlighting the top attended webinars that have provided valuable insights and strategies to navigate the evolving landscape of skilled nursing facilities.

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Unveiling the Future of Caregiver Training Services: 8 Key Insights You Need to Know!

Posted on: December 15, 2023

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, the recent update on Caregiver Training Services (CTS) brings forth a wave of excitement and innovation. The CMS Calendar Year 2024 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule introduced new billable codes that signify a pivotal step towards recognizing and supporting caregivers in their crucial roles. Let’s explore the details of these new codes, their guidelines, and the potential impact they can have on patient care.

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Congratulations Laura Henley

Posted on: October 16, 2023

Today, we celebrate an incredible achievement within our team as Laura Henley, a dedicated Program Manager at Belmont Village of St. Matthews, co-authors a systematic review published in the esteemed American Journal of Occupational Therapy.

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Navigating CMS's New 5-Chart TPE Process

Posted on: September 14, 2023

Let’s shed some light on the Targeted Probe and Education (TPE) we are seeing around the 43 states HealthPRO Heritage (HPH) operates in today with the recent introduction of CMS's 5-Chart TPE process alongside existing Medicare Part A & B TPE initiatives. Let's delve into this topic with our own Vice President of Revenue Integrity, Diane Palacio, and how we at HealthPRO Heritage can help to prepare and safeguard our partners from the potential impact of such audits.

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Therapy Isn't Just About Therapy Anymore

Posted on: September 7, 2023

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To Freeze or Float? Decoding Ohio's Clinical Reimbursement Case Mix Strategy

Posted on: August 30, 2023

An Exclusive Interview with HealthPRO Heritage’s Clinical Reimbursement Expert, Teresa Toth

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Skilled Nursing Final Rule Updates for 2024

Posted on: August 9, 2023

Elevate your facility's excellence with HealthPRO- Heritage. Let's confidently navigate the future of Post-Acute Care and achieve lasting success together. 

Here are the latest developments from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that will undoubtedly continue to change the landscape of skilled nursing facilities. Get ready to embark on a journey of transformation and optimization as we break down the changes that can elevate your facility's performance and patient care.

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Tags: Final Rule

Expert Insight on CMS Proposed Rule FY 2024

Posted on: April 12, 2023

Discover insight into the CMS proposed rule for FY 2024 in our latest blog as HealthPRO Heritage’s Elisa Bovee provides what this update means and strategies for your organization.

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Upcoming Changes: Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - MDS 3.0

Posted on: April 5, 2023

Attention HealthPRO Heritage partners, we would like to inform you that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has recently released and updated the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual and item sets in draft form. As a result, there have been various changes to multiple sections and guidance.


To ensure your success in implementing these changes, we are pleased to announce that we will be providing an exclusive recording to our partners that covers all of the upcoming changes. Please stay tuned for this recording and consider the strategies we have prepared for each updated MDS section.


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Tags: MDS Changes