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Axxess’ rapid growth in market share among home health agencies over the past seven years is due to a purposeful strategy that cultivates innovation every day. Managing our in-house engineers using an Agile-SCRUM development process, the engineering team operates with shared values associated with what we call the four A’s... Keep Reading
The Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) patient engagement survey impacts the bottom line of home health agencies primarily by attracting referral sources and value-based reimbursement. It is imperative for organizations to understand the HHCAHPS survey, and work on improving each measure for maximizing long-term growth... Keep Reading
The Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) patient engagement survey impacts the bottom line of home health agencies primarily by attracting referral sources and value-based reimbursement.  It is imperative for organizations to understand the HHCAHPS survey, and work on improving each measure for maximizing their organizations... Keep Reading
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently issued a report focusing on patient lists provided by home health agencies to surveyors as part of the Medicare compliance process. The OIG conducted a review of the patient lists provided by home health... Keep Reading
Home health agencies across the United States are desperately seeking a solution to a national nursing shortage. The nursing shortage is making it more and more difficult for agencies to recruit and retain enough licensed nurses and professionals to care for the ever-increasing patient load, despite nursing being one of... Keep Reading
Axxess made a major move to get bigger and better this week by acquiring Home Health Gold, the highly regarded leader in healthcare data analytics and software. This is an important step for Axxess as we continue our commitment to provide the best tools for agencies to succeed. Importantly, David... Keep Reading
There are expectations of home health skilled professionals scattered throughout the updated home health Conditions of Participation, but specifically addressed in section §484.75. While agencies line out their expectations in the form of job descriptions, policies and procedures, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) now ties certain requirements... Keep Reading
Axxess' Vice President of Operations Melody Lenox spoke on a panel recently where Axxess was recognized as a "Best and Brightest" workplace in Dallas. Melody had the opportunity to discuss how the "Axxess Way" informs and inspires our culture. Many companies talk about their diverse culture. Axxess is generally similar, with... Keep Reading
Axxess has been the innovative leader in meeting the needs of home healthcare providers as they offer the best possible care. The company’s newest white paper, “The Case for Care in the Home”, lays out a fact-based argument that home care is an option that patients prefer based on its... Keep Reading
President Donald Trump recently signed a federal spending bill into law that includes many measures that will impact the home health care industry. Home Health agencies are advised to become familiar with these developments and stay informed on the latest regulatory guidelines that impact agency processes and practices. While care... Keep Reading
With the new Medicare Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs) now in effect, Axxess has been providing webinars, blog posts, on-demand videos and other materials to ensure agencies are as prepared as possible to meet the new Conditions of Participation requirements. Thousands have participated on webinars Axxess has hosted for... Keep Reading
With the new Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) now in effect, Axxess has been providing webinars, blog posts, on-demand videos and other materials to ensure agencies are as prepared as possible to meet the new CoP requirements. Thousands have participated on webinars Axxess has hosted for the industry to hear... Keep Reading