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HealthPRO Heritage CEO, John Heller, retires after 16 years of leadership; Maxine Hochhauser to join as new CEO.

Posted on: March 31, 2023

HealthPRO Heritage’s CEO John Heller Retires; Maxine Hochhauser to Join as New Leader

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The End of the Public Health Emergency + MDS RAI Manual Updates, & More!

Posted on: March 8, 2023

Kelly Cooney, Regulatory Strategist, weighs in on the Public Health Emergency (PHE) ending and shares guidance.  

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HealthPRO Heritage Names Dr. Cameron as Chief Medical Officer

Posted on: January 25, 2023

HealthPRO Heritage is proud to announce Ricky Cameron, MD, as the new Chief Medical Officer. With more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Cameron will replace Dr. Jim Avery, who is retiring with more than 30 distinguished years in medical practice. 

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2023 Home Health Final Rule Regulatory and Strategy Insight

Posted on: November 17, 2022

HealthPRO Heritage at Home invites you to  Envision Everything to master regulatory change and execute a strategic response rather than simply focusing on the mechanics of regulatory and reimbursement changes.

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Envision Everything in 2023 with HealthPRO Heritage!

Posted on: November 16, 2022

Rather than simply focusing only on the mechanics of CMS mandates like The Final Rule, HealthPRO Heritage’s Envision Everything! strategy encourages providers to harness CMS’ Six Strategic Pillarsand plan every initiative to be a step towards aligning with CMS’ ultimate vision for a future where health equity and innovation are top priorities and Value-Based Payment systems are fully realized. 

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ICD-10 Codes: What you Need to Know

Posted on: October 24, 2022

The CDC issued the 2023 ICD-10-CM code updates on June 9, 2022, which include 1,176 new, 28 revised, and 287 deleted codes to be used for patient encounters and discharges occurring from October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023.

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Health Value Based Purchasing Preparedness Checklist

Posted on: October 19, 2022

Now is the time to finalize your Home Health Value Based Purchasing (HH-VBP) preparation. There are some critical steps that your agency can take now to maximize success under the HHVBP model. The list below includes questions you should consider and develop an HHVBP action plan, which can be intertwined with your current QAPI plan.

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It's Budget Season! Get in the Weeds (Q&A Byline with Jon Thoupos, CFO)

Posted on: October 18, 2022

Jonathan Thoupus, CFO, highlights the importance of participating in budget planning & other initiatives in support of providers' fiscal solvency.  

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Senior Housing Operators: What does it take to create an outstanding holistic wellness program? The PROReport Series (Kristi Smith, SVP, Wellness Solutions)

Posted on: October 4, 2022

Kristi Smith, MSPT, RAC-CT, SVP, Clinical Strategies Division at HealthPRO Heritage explains the importance of offering best-in-class wellness solutions.

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VBP Tactics to Improve Patient Satisfaction and Boost HHCAHPS Scores

Posted on: September 27, 2022

The CAHPS Home Health Care Survey (HHCAHPS) was implemented by CMS in 2009 to measure experiences with home health surveyors. The survey has three objectives producing comparable data on the patient’s perspective in order to make meaningful comparisons between agencies, incentive improvements to the quality of care through public reporting, and enhance public accountability in health care with increased transparency.

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