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Medicare Minute: CMS Abuse Icon

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo, OTR/L, LNHA, MBA on Tue, Feb 11, 2020

C.A.R.E.

Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory/RehabEducation/Efficiency


Medicare Minute with Kris Mastrangelo: CMS Abuse Icon

In today's Medicare Minute Kris Mastrangelo, President and CEO of Harmony Healthcare International (HHI), discusses the new abuse icon that CMS began using in October 2019.   The long-term care industry has pushed for the icon's removal or modification due to several issues.  Watch the video to learn more about the issues regarding the new icon and don't forget to leave your comments and thoughts!

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Topics: CMS, Nursing, Medicare Minute, Abuse Icon

Medicare Minute: Nurses Rule The World

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo, OTR/L, LNHA, MBA on Wed, Feb 05, 2020

C.A.R.E.

Compliance • Audits/Analysis • Reimbursement/Regulatory/RehabEducation/Efficiency


Medicare Minute with Kris Mastrangelo: Nurses Rule the World

In today's Medicare Minute Kris Mastrangelo, President and CEO of Harmony Healthcare International (HHI), explains one of her most well-known mantras.  Watch the video to find out why she, as an occupational therapist, believes "Nurses Rule the World".

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Topics: Nursing, Medicare Minute, Skilled Care

Keep Dementia Training Front of Mind

Posted by Kris Mastrangelo, OTR/L, LNHA, MBA on Fri, Jun 13, 2014

Keep Dementia Training Front of Mind:  Harmony often discusses clinical review of individual patient interventions with the rehabilitation and nursing team regarding identification, assessment, and management of patients with advanced dementia.  While treatment of low functioning, demented, or long term patients is challenging, Harmony believes that with increased training regarding targeted strategies, this particular group of residents will benefit greatly from skilled interventions. There are three levels of Rehabilitation that meets skilled criteria in the SNF setting.

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Topics: SNF, Therapy, Nursing, Dementia, Skilled Nursing, Skilled Therapy, Rehabilitation, Alzheimer's, patient intervention

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