HTS Blog

Winter Threats to Your Heart

Winter and bitter cold temperatures pose danger for those with heart disease and especially for older adults. Understanding your personal heart attack risk is vitally important during winter months. It is also important to be aware of the threats…
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Assistive Devices to Help Promote Independence

As you get older, you may start to have trouble with everyday tasks such as bathing, picking up things off the floor, or even just getting around.  Assistive devices are products and tools that can make life easier. They might be new things…
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Experience the HTS Difference

Expect More When You Use HTS for Contract Therapy. As health care continues to evolve, we know your therapy team needs to walk beside you — and even a little ahead of you — to bring solutions, navigate change and anticipate needs. Our dedicated…
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PDPM Numbers After a Month: Looking Good

Article by James M. Berklan, www.mcknights.com Journalists are supposed to be “words” men and women, but to be honest, I love a good set of numbers as much as anything. Especially when they’re tied to a pertinent analysis. That’s…
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We LOVE Celebrating Successful Recoveries!

Southfield Village Therapy Team Celebrates a Successful Recovery! Patient, Brenda, enjoyed therapy so much that she dressed up for her last day at Southfield Village. Pictured left to right are Derek Gokee PT, Brenda, and Brian Kemp PTA. Follow…

Poor Posture Takes a Toll on Overall Health

Everyone has heard the phrase “Stand Up Straight! Don’t Slouch!” Behind those long forgotten words lies a very valuable and surprisingly simple message: Good posture is important because it helps your body function at top speed. It promotes…
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PDPM Claims Processing Notice Issued by AHCA

Update on CMS & MAC Claims Processing Below is an update from AHCA on processing of Medicare claims under the Patient-Driven Payment Model. Please note particularly the part that suggests holding claims until Thursday, October 24. On October…
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PBJ Submission Deadline - 11.14.19

The final submission deadline for this quarter is November 14th, 2019. Only data successfully submitted by this time is used on the Nursing Home Compare website and in the five star rating calculations. Tips: Once information…
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Therapy's Role in Bone Health

According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, one in two women and one in four men age 50 and older will suffer an osteoporosis-related fracture. Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and structural deterioration of bone…
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"I found this humerus."

The Physical Therapy Team at Heritage Pointe Huntington Celebrates National Physical Therapy Month We are certainly proud of our awesome Physical Therapy team at Heritage Pointe Huntington. One of the PT therapy students made these shirts…
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October 1, MDS 3.0 RAI Manual Takes Effect

CMS announced the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.17.1 which will take effect on October 1, 2019 is now available.  This version of the RAI manual provides clarification to existing coding and transmission policy. Click here to download the manu…
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Power Through PDPM Workshop Series

Exclusive PDPM Training For HTS Partners We are committed to supporting our partners by offering exclusive PDPM webinar and live trainings in critical areas to foster success as we “Power through PDPM.” Moving From RUG-IV to PDPM:  The…