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Reflections from ASHA 2019: Imagine More

“There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction.”  -Winston Churchill

Without a doubt, we are in a season of significant

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The Unforeseen Impact of the Consumer Alert Icon for Skilled Nursing Facilities

Recently, CMS announced a significant change to the Nursing Home Compare website. They included a consumer alert icon - in the form of a stop sign

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2019 SLIF Takeaways: Whole Person Health, Leveraging Technology, and the Role of Therapy

At the beginning of this week, my colleague Lisa Rodriguez and I had the opportunity to attend the Senior Living Innovation Forum in Santa

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2019 NASL Conference Takeaways: Facilitating Transitions, Increasing Collaboration and Providing Value

I had the opportunity to represent the National Association of Rehab Agencies and Providers (NARA) this week at the NASL (National Association in

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ABCs of PDPM: New Case-Mix Components

As you know, the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is the most significant change in the skilled nursing profession since the arrival of PPS in

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Three Strategic Imperatives for SNFs Under PDPM

How do you eat an elephant?  One bite at a time!  The elephant in the room in our industry right now is the Patient Driven Payment Model. To eat

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CMS Targeted Reviews: What You Need to Know

In today’s digital age, many industries are benefiting from advanced tools and data in order to increase the efficiency of their operations, and

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Section GG Items Require Nursing and Therapy to Collaborate for Correct Coding

Coming October 1, 2018, there are changes to the MDS that will include a number of additions to section GG. The changes were published in December by

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Three Things I Learned at NARA DC 2018

Throughout the history of our company, many of our executives have invested their time, money and energy into an organization called the National

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The Lasting Impact of the Repeal of the Part B Therapy Cap

The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 established an annual per-beneficiary Medicare spending limit, or therapy cap, for physical, occupational and

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