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Author: Axxess
Home Health Technology Leader Takes Top Spot For Second Consecutive Year DALLAS, June 12, 2017 -- Axxess, the fastest growing home health technology company, has been named the number one small place to work in IT for the second year in a row by IDG's Computerworld 2017 Best Places to Work... Keep Reading
“Rule #10: Swim upstream. Go the other way. Ignore the conventional wisdom. If everybody is doing it one way, there’s a good chance you can find your niche by going exactly in the opposite direction.” One of the things I hear most frequently is that home health care is a “commodity.”... Keep Reading
According to the updated home health Conditions of Participation (CoPs), qualifications and expectations of skilled professionals are grouped together and moved to Subpart B Patient Care. As is the theme of the home health CoPs, an emphasis has been placed on coordinated, patient-specific, outcome-based care, delivered safely by properly qualified... Keep Reading
Author: Axxess
To help solve critical staffing shortages in home healthcare, Axxess, the fastest growing home health technology company, is creating an innovative new solution called AxxessCARE to 'Uberize' the process of connecting home health agencies with qualified clinicians to provide care to patients anywhere and at any time. AxxessCARE is seamlessly integrated with... Keep Reading
With an aging America and home healthcare moving inevitably toward more value-based care, industry leaders are emphasizing the need for home health agencies to streamline operations and revenue cycle management processes to ensure scalability and long-term success. Managing claims and receiving timely reimbursements will be critical to a home health agency’s... Keep Reading
There is tremendous opportunity for home health agencies to grow their businesses during this time of tremendous change.  An often-neglected area for growth is patient engagement, also known as Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HH-CAHPS) surveys, as evidenced in the updated Conditions of Participation (COPs) which... Keep Reading
Saturday marks the beginning of National Nurses Week and has been designated by the American Nurses Association (ANA) as the “Year of the Healthy Nurse,” to celebrate nurses who lead the charge for health and wellness. We would like to take a moment to recognize and celebrate all nurses, especially those... Keep Reading
Author: Sam Smith
The revenue cycle is the backbone of any business. The success of your home health business depends on how you manage your revenue cycle. The Healthcare Provider is managing a business, therefore the management of the revenue cycle and its timing and process are of critical importance. With the shifting... Keep Reading
An announcement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in late March reveals that a new billing edit began April 3, 2017, related to OASIS data submission and claims processing. As a condition for payment identified in the Medicare Home Health Conditions of Participation for Medicare-funded home health episodes,... Keep Reading
Author: Axxess
As Medicare reimbursements are increasingly linked to quality of care and patient ratings, home health technology leader Axxess has unveiled a complimentary tool for home health agencies to view their Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) quality care measures and patient engagement ratings. Axxess, which services more than 2,000 Medicare-certified... Keep Reading
Following a significant number of regulation changes in the recent months, the burden of new requirements has been lightened for Medicare and Medicaid home health providers, providing the opportunity for a collective deep breath! Proposed Delay: Implementation of Conditions of Participation On April 3, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)... Keep Reading
Mobile devices have become ever-present in our daily lives, and it is difficult to participate fully in activities of the global economy and 21st century life without access to mobile devices. According to a 2015 mobile consumer survey by Deloitte, mobile has become indispensable across all demographics and geographies, and is... Keep Reading