We are excited to share the video announcing our partnership with Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities for the Emmitt Smith Celebrity Invitational (ESCI) charity golf tournament this year. Our organizations share values of service and investment in educational opportunities for all children, and this partnership is a natural fit with... Keep Reading
Our last blog detailed the very real threat that agencies face in having their RAP payment suppressed for cancelling too many RAPs.
There are plenty of steps that agencies can take to prevent CMS from suppressing their RAP payments. To ensure they don’t cancel too many RAPs, and to keep reimbursements... Keep Reading
Billing and revenue exchange is one of the biggest issues for home health agencies across the nation. Agencies without proper billing practices are facing challenges of delayed payments right now. Agencies must expertly examine and fine tune their auditing and billing policies to ensure that their Requests for Anticipated Payment... Keep Reading
John Olajide, the founder and CEO of the Dallas-based healthcare technology company Axxess, received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Texas at Dallas at an awards gala last night.
Olajide started Axxess while studying computer science at UT Dallas. Since graduating in 2004, he has built Axxess into one... Keep Reading
This is the third part in our blog series exploring how we can work with the discharging hospital and our home health staff to be effective members of the care transition team. You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here.
Of course, once the transition has gone smoothly from... Keep Reading
This is the second part in our blog series exploring how we can work with the discharging hospital and our home health staff to be effective members of the care transition team. You can read Part 1 here.
Home care agencies and their facility partners must develop a more effective and... Keep Reading
The healthcare industry is quickly approaching the $4 trillion mark. Within the next 10 years, healthcare will hit another major milestone—$5.5 trillion. That’s one out of every $5 spent in the country, almost 20 percent of the entire gross domestic product for the United States.
In order to keep up with this... Keep Reading
One of the greatest opportunities for home care agencies today is to reduce hospital readmissions. Agencies should seize the opportunity to partner and build relationships with hospitals, rehab centers and ACOs to help alleviate the penalties hospitals face for patients being readmitted within 30 days of discharge.
These readmissions can costs... Keep Reading
Axxess, an industry leader in home health management software, has released a new white paper, preparing home health agencies to use revenue cycle management to thrive throughout complex industry changes. The recent transition to the ICD-10, the focus on patient-centered care, and value-based reimbursement are changing priorities for home health... Keep Reading
In 2001, John Olajide, President and CEO of Axxess, was enrolled as a telecommunications engineering student at the University of Texas in Dallas. During a visit with a family friend who was working as director of nursing at a local home healthcare agency at the time, Olajide noticed multiple un-networked computers... Keep Reading