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The way to deal with the constant barrage of new and updated legislation from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) may be simple – give a voice to the patients that you care for on a daily basis! Some people imagine advocacy as highly paid healthcare professionals and lawyers... Keep Reading
Author: Kris Berry, Axxess
Andrew Olowu, Chief Technology Officer at Axxess, a national leader in home health management software, was named the recipient of the Tech Titans Corporate CTO Award at an awards gala Friday night. Andrew was awarded this honor for his exceptional technical leadership, which fosters the development of new technology and innovations,... Keep Reading
Author: Kris Berry, Axxess
Yesterday, we were thrilled to volunteer at the Pat and Emmitt Smith Charities 2016 Back to School Uniform Event! Throughout the day, we had the opportunity to help supply Dallas ISD students and their families with school uniforms, food, and even provide them with eye exams, dental checkups and haircuts. We... Keep Reading
In this series, we have introduced the scoring for Home Health CAHPS and how it is comprised of three composite and two global scores, and reviewed the questions and potential improvements to the Home Health CAHPS Care of Patients, Communications Between Providers and Patients, and the Specific Care Issues composite... Keep Reading
In the previous posts in this series, we have introduced the scoring for Home Health CAHPS and how it is comprised of three composite and two global scores, and reviewed the questions and potential improvements to the composite questions for the Home Health CAHPS measures for Care of Patients and... Keep Reading
In earlier entries in this series, we introduced the scoring for Home Health CAHPS and how it is composed of three composite and two global scores, and reviewed the questions and potential improvements to the Home Health CAHPS Care of Patients composite questions. In this article we will review the... Keep Reading
Author: Kris Berry, Axxess
We’re excited to announce that our agency partner, Aviator Home Health, has won Living Magazine’s Reader’s Choice Award! Axxess has been working with Aviator since they were founded in 2014. Living Magazine has released the 2016 Best Of McKinney & Allen Readers’ Choice Winners, and Aviator’s excellent quality of care for... Keep Reading
In the­ previous post in this series, we introduced the scoring for Home Health CAHPS—the three composite and two global scores. Understanding how they are constructed is a crucial first step in improving an agency’s scores. In this article, we will begin reviewing the individual questions and improvements in the Care... Keep Reading
Author: CMS
New demonstration enhances agency’s enrollment and investigative options Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced an extension and statewide expansion of fraud-fighting temporary provider enrollment moratoria efforts in six states, along with a new related demonstration project to allow for certain exceptions to the moratoria and heightened screening... Keep Reading
In its ongoing "If I Knew Then..." series, Crain's Dallas asks executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy. Axxess CTO Andrew Olowu talked with Crain's reporter Nicholas Sakelaris about the biggest lesson he learned early on at Axxess: Take your time and understand that you... Keep Reading