On Friday (April 10), CMS issued the FY2021 SNF PPS Proposed Rule (effective October 1, 2020) and proposes unsurprising payment rate adjustments, changes to the case-mix classification code mappings, and tweaks for the SNF Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) Program. Considering recent pressures related to the COVID-19 crisis, the SNF industry is taking a collective sigh of relief.Read More
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Posted on: April 11, 2020
Posted on: March 6, 2020
When it comes to clinical reimbursement opportunities, HealthPRO® Heritage asks: “Is your clinical team leaving no stone unturned?” As national healthcare consultants with a progressive approach to PDPM, HealthPRO® Heritage offers five simple (but not easy*) strategies to compliantly optimize clinical-based reimbursement.
"If it were easy….then everyone would do it!"Read More
Posted on: February 28, 2020
CMS issues warning to home health agencies – don’t aggressively change your therapy utilization!
“There is no need to drastically change behavior,” says Senior Vice President of Home Health Operations David Jones. “In fact, agencies that do are at risk under the watchful eye of CMS.”Read More
Posted on: February 11, 2020
To achieve, or maintain high marks on performance outcomes – and ultimately drive census & fiscal upside – HealthPRO® Heritage suggests: Supercharge your strategy with on-the-ground support for your Nursing team.Read More
Posted on: February 5, 2020
With one month since the PDGM transition, the industry asks, “How can we assure and measure whether our teams are successfully navigating the transition to PDGM?” Jason Sasser, PTA/CWT/CSST/ COQS, Vice President of Clinical Strategies, HealthPRO® Heritage at Home, reflects on the industry’s most pertinent questions related to PDGM best practices and how to measure success.Read More
Posted on: January 9, 2020
For the New Year, CMS has gifted our industry important changes as detailed in the draft item sets for the MDS 3.0 labeled 1.18.0.Read More