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HDG in the News


“‘All Systems Are Go’ at CMS for PDPM, But Not All Providers Are Ready” – Skilled Nursing News

“Wisconsin Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls Receives High Rating” – The Chippewa Herald

“Recognizing the 2019 Senior Living Leaders Under 40” – Senior Living Executive

“CMS Moves to Slow PDPM’s Impact on Medicaid Rates for Skilled Nursing Facilities” – Skilled Nursing News

“‘Unreasonable’ to Think Therapy Patterns Won’t Change Under PDPM” – Skilled Nursing News

“CMS expands what’s covered by Medicare Advantage, hoping to address social determinants of health” – McKnights’ Long-Term Care News

“As PDPM Nears, Providers Can’t Rely on Sunny CMS Projections to Succeed” – Skilled Nursing News

“Big rise: More than 43,000 jobs open in long-term care as leaders plot” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“Why SNFs better start talking with the hospital down the street, or risk getting left in the dust” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“CMS Spells Out Expanded Skilled Nursing Waiver Requirements for ACOs” – Skilled Nursing News

“Opportunity and Crisis: Skilled Nursing Leaders Make Their Top Predictions for 2019” – Skilled Nursing News



“4 trends that will affect senior living operators in 2019” – McKnight’s Senior Living

“Aging services experts highlight 11 long-term care trends for 2019” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“Facing Declining Census, Struggling SNFs Turn to Assisted Living, Home Health”– Skilled Nursing News

“Adapt or Shut Down: How Smaller, Rural SNFs Can Ride Out the Storm” – Skilled Nursing News

“Atrium Health and Senior Living and its Lender Agree on Appointment of Receiver for Orderly Transition of 32 Wisconsin-Based Care Centers and 1 Michigan-Based Care Center to New Operators” – Press Release

“CMS Sends Message with Quick PDPM Approval: Change is Coming Fast” – Skilled Nursing News

“Theisen promoted at HDG” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“People in the News” – McKnight’s Senior Living

“CMS Grants Skilled Nursing $820 Million Raise in Final Payment Rule” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“Tweaks to Bundled Payment Model Open Up New Skilled Nursing Opportunities” – Skilled Nursing News

“CEO transition a family affair at Health Dimensions Group” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“The Role of the Post-Acute Care Provider in CMS’ New Voluntary Payment Opportunity”– LeadingAge MN

“Movers and Shakers” – Senior Housing News

“Introducing Health Dimensions Group’s New CEO Erin Shvetzoff Hennessey”

“Payments Will Rise for Most Providers Under New Model, But Some Could Suffer” – Skilled Nursing News

“How Skilled Nursing Facilities Can Control Their Bundled Payment Destiny” – Skilled Nursing News

“Specialization, Hospital Partnerships Can Boost Rural Skilled Nursing Facilities” – Skilled Nursing News

“Business People” – Star Tribune

“Business People” – Twin Cities Pioneer Press

“Movers and Shakers” – Senior Housing News

“2018 Will Bring Significant Financial and Regulatory Changes” – McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

“Perspectives on Aging, Care and Planning” – Advisor Magazine


May 2019

5/1 – 5/2 – LeadingAge Iowa Spring Conference and Expo
Erin Shvetzoff Hennessey and Darrin Hull will be presenting.

5/5 – 5/8 – LTC-100 
Craig Abbott will be in attendance.

5/9 – HDG Learn Webinar: “CMS Policy Update: Latest on PDPM and SNF Quality Review Program.”
Brian Ellsworth, Michelle Kastenholz, and Mike Riley will be presenting.

5/15 – LeadingAge Minnesota Successful Leadership Strategies to Prepare for PDPM Executive Workshop
Erin Shvetzoff Hennessey, Darrin Hull, Brian Ellsworth, and Colin Higgins will be presenting.

5/16 – HDG Learn Webinar: “Interaction Between QRP and PDPM”
Michelle Kastenholz, Michael Riley, and Diana Johnson will be presenting.

5/19 – 5/22 – LeadingAge Michigan 2019 Annual Conference and Expo
Brian Ellsworth will be presenting.

5/20 – 5/22 – LeadingAge New York 2019 Annual Conference and Expo
Brian Ellsworth will be presenting.