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As healthcare providers, our priority is to encourage and maintain as much “normalcy” as possible over the last six months. Even with exhaustive efforts depression and loneliness among residents continues to rise. CLICK HERE to review our article on The Impact of Isolation and New Guidance from CMS.
CMS continues to provide updated guidance during the COVID-19 pandemic. See current and upcoming CMS regulatory guidance below:

For the CMS Current Emergencies page, with the most up-to-date information regarding COVID-19, CLICK HERE. For the most up-to-date CDC information, CLICK HERE.
CMS announced that effective Oct. 1, it will reinstate previously deleted coding edits for code pairs that represent common and appropriate therapy practice. CLICK HERE for more information.
Compromised passwords are one of the leading causes of data breaches. CLICK HERE to read how to keep information safe with good password practices.
Mr. Bell survived a major stroke that left him unable to swallow, requiring a feeding tube and unable to speak. His main goal was to be able to eat his favorite foods again - without a feeding tube. He worked with our team at Terra Bella Health and Wellness Suites with an intensive dysphagia intervention program to safely eat again - especially dessert!

Read his inspiring story of recovery HERE.
Only a few days left to #FightTheCut!

Time is ticking away for the chance for YOUR voice to be heard! Act now by submitting your comments in response to the CY 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Proposed Rule which included an overall 9% cut in therapy reimbursement. The more comments received on the proposed rule, the more likely they are to act and make changes in the final rule.  CLICK HERE to ACT NOW !
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