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
The introduction of Home Health Value Based Purchasing has brought increasing scrutiny on the quality of care provided by home health agencies, leading agencies to focus on the components being used to define quality.  The impact of the individual measures that contribute to an agency’s Total Performance Score (TPS) in... Keep Reading
What's the best path to achieving business goals? Breaking down barriers between business and IT, according to Andrew Olowu, CTO at Axxess, which provides cloud-based software to the home health care industry. In an interview with The Enterprisers Project, Olowu explains how keeping communications flowing helps his company thrive. Read the full Q&A... Keep Reading
Author: Kris Berry, Axxess
We’re less than a week away from the anticipated launch of pre-claim review in Illinois. If you’re in one of the five states that will be participating in pre-claim review before 2017, you’re probably looking for answers to a lot of questions. There is a lot of information we do... Keep Reading
Author: Kris Berry, Axxess
Last night, we were honored to host the first official networking event for home care professionals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area! Thank you to everybody who came out and made the event such a success. We want to extend a special thank you to Rachel Hammon, the executive director for the... Keep Reading
Author: Kris Berry, Axxess
We would like to congratulate Sam Smith, the Senior Vice President of Business Development at Axxess, for receiving the Associate Member of the Year Award from the Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice (TAHCH)! This award recognizes an individual whose commitment to both TAHCH and the industry makes them stand... Keep Reading
Home health agencies are under more scrutiny when it comes to fraud and improper billings than ever before. In a tougher operational climate with higher pressures and more regulations, home health agencies need to be aware of how to fully comply and avoid the fraud radar. “There is pressure out there,”... Keep Reading