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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
Medical care can be overwhelming and confusing for the average person. I know from my own experiences, I may receive instructions from my physician, ask all the questions I can think of and need to call back with follow up questions or clarification of instructions. Many variables are at play... Keep Reading
Bill Carlson, Dennis Petroskey, Katie Naranjo and Eli Tomar meet with U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Tex.) As the House Republicans offered up their proposal to reform and replace the Affordable Care Act and the markup process began, more than 20 industry leaders joined the Texas Association for Home Care and... Keep Reading
Axxess has introduced the first-ever OASIS documentation capability on any phone or tablet, which is the latest example of our company’s commitment to being an innovation leader. The easy-to-use AgencyCore app, for iOS and Android mobile devices, empowers clinicians in the field with the ability to securely document comprehensive patient assessments... Keep Reading
Axxess provides educational resources for the home health industry to learn and grow anywhere, anytime through on-demand videos and webinar series taught by our industry experts and partners. In addition to our on-demand content, Axxess hosts lunch-and-learn events across the country, where you can learn more about industry regulation changes, opportunities to improve patient outcomes and suggestions to better... Keep Reading
Many of the conveniences we enjoy today are the result of an engineer’s ability to imagine life differently and develop new, innovative solutions. Engineers are dreamers, innovators, researchers, problem solvers, inventors and creators. Engineers solve global problems such as world hunger, clean water, environmental protection and improvements to healthcare. They improve... Keep Reading
For the first time since 1997,  CMS has updated the Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for home health agencies (HHAs).  The CoPs focus on standards that HHAs must meet to participate in Medicare and Medicaid programs, while current regulations specify that HHAs participating in the Medicaid program must also meet the... Keep Reading
Recently, our CEO, John Olajide, had the opportunity to share his personal experience and insight with student entrepreneurs competing in the University of Texas at Dallas Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s 2016 Business Idea Competition. The passionate competitors were vying  for cash prizes to assist in furthering their business ideas,... Keep Reading