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FDA Releases Recommendations Regarding Adult Portable Bed Rails

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released Consumer Guidance regarding portable bed rails safety and tips for caretakers on December 19,…

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CMS contractor TMH Health Quality Institute mailed PEPPER* reports to all Skilled Nursing Facilities

The PEPPER report will compare your facility to peers nationally on key measures identified by the OIG as potentially high risk areas for improper…

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Change to Payment Liability for Therapy Cap Denials – CMS UPDATE: 5-23-13

Section 603(c) of the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) changed the payment liability for denials resulting from the outpatient therapy…

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Heart Health & Rehabilitation

Heart disease is the number one killer on the planet.  At some point you, or someone you know, will have a heart disease diagnosis and might even…

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Healthful Tips for Holiday Bliss

The end of the year is approaching, and we all know what that means: holiday fun and food galore! From the preparation of the meal(s) until the…

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Benefits of Exercise for Older Adults

Being physically active on a regular basis is one of the best things you can do for yourself. Studies have shown that exercise provides many health…

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