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Important Payroll Based Journal (PBJ) Update

Posted on: September 29, 2017

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Tags: CMS, Long Term Care, CMS Update 2017, Advisor Newsletter, Advisor, Payroll Based Journal, Update, Long Term Care Facilities, CMS-671 Form, Five Star Quality Rating System, Payroll Based Public Use File, 5 Star Quality Rating System, Nursing Home Compare Website

When Life Gives You "The Final Rule," Make Lemonade!

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Phase Two of The Final Rule goes into effect in seven short months (November 2017), and the post-acute care community must invest time, energy and resources NOW in order to be prepared for the many changes brought on by this recent CMS mandate.

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Tags: Heritage Healthcare, skilled nursing facility, HealthPRO Rehabilitation, post acute care provider, CMS Update 2017, snf, HealthPRO/Heritage, Advisor Newsletter, Advisor, The Final Rule, Comprehensive Care Plane, Post-Acute Care, Care Continuum, Baseline Care Plan

2017 SNF Survival Guide

Posted on: January 12, 2017



Major changes are taking place this year for HealthPRO®/Heritage customers! Preparation is key. HealthPRO®/Heritage’s “SNF Survival Guide” outlines two of the most critical CMS actions, and sets the stage for strategic planning and execution on what skilled nursing clients can do to not only survive the battles but to ultimately win the war.

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Tags: CMS, post acute care provider, CMS Update 2017, snf, HealthPRO/Heritage, value based purchasing program, post acute, LTC provider, snf survival guide, vbn program, all cause readmission rates, SNFRM, LTC, Advisor

SNF Operators: 2% Of Your Revenue Is At Risk!

Posted on: November 11, 2016

Are you ready for a Big Game Changer?  Health care reform mandates will directly impact your bottom line starting January 2017. As CMS rolls out the “SNF VBP Program,” SNFs nationwide may find themselves scrambling to protect 2% revenue.

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Tags: Heritage Healthcare, skilled nursing facility, HealthPro, CMS, HealthPRO Rehabilitation, CMS Update 2017, HealthPRO/Heritage, Senior Care, Advisor Newsletter, SNF Operators, Advisor

Important CMS Announcement: New Mandatory Cardiac Bundles & Updates to CJR Proposed for 2017

Posted on: July 29, 2016

On the heels of a successful launch of the Comprehensive Care Joint Replacement (CJR) bundled payment program this past year, CMS is expanding their crusade to reduce cost and enhance care.

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Tags: Healthcare Reform Expertise, CMS, Health care reform, CMS Update 2017, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, HealthPRO/Heritage, Cardiac Bundles, CJR