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Hundreds of thousands of people are awaiting care in the home, an obstacle that is not due to a lack of willing organizations. In fact, a recent poll showed that 74% of organizations were forced to decline referrals because they did not have the staff available to meet the patient’s... Keep Reading
The world of healthcare technology is complex and competitive. At Axxess, the complexity and the competition are what drives each team member. The ongoing assurance and faith in each of our Axxess teams provided by our Founder and CEO John Olajide, give each one of us a sense of pride in... Keep Reading
As the Great Reshuffle continues, employers are looking for ways to attract new talent and retain their current staff among an employee-driven labor market. One of the best ways to retain employees is to focus on your company’s culture. Ask yourself, what is the purpose of the organization? Companies should focus... Keep Reading
For the past 22 years, home health organizations have worked hard to get Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) documentation right. However, with so many resources available, it often feels like we enter a “spin zone” every time we seek to clarify information or learn new details provided. It is important... Keep Reading
“My father no longer finds joy in the hobbies he usually enjoys. This has been going on for a few weeks now.” “I think my mother is losing her memory, she sometimes doubles her medication dose to hide it.” “My patient used to be able to put on... Keep Reading
The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) created a payment system that relies heavily on clinical characteristics to develop more payment categories, shifting reimbursement away from service quantity toward service quality. So what can home health organizations do to properly manage visits per episode by clinical grouping under PDGM? Plan Early: Intake and referral: Review... Keep Reading
In 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) introduced the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), which shifted to a patient-centered payment system that focuses on clinical characteristics and other meaningful patient information. Under PDGM, the 60-day episode of care was divided into 30-day billing periods, with the potential of 432... Keep Reading
As the home health industry continues to evolve at a rapid rate, successful organizations are those that fully understand regulatory compliance and maximize the benefits of home health to create positive outcomes for their patients. Among the therapy skills that are not always understood or utilized is maintenance therapy. Making the Case... Keep Reading
We know that falls in older adults can cause a major impact to their quality of life, high costs and even death. A fall risk assessment and prevention are key to safely aging in place for this population. What caregivers need to remember is that falls are also one of the... Keep Reading
Though the concepts of palliative care have been around since the inception of the hospice care delivery model, palliative care continues to be mostly undefined from regulatory and payment structure perspectives. Palliative care is provided by a specially trained team that works together with the patient’s other doctors to provide an... Keep Reading
There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic affected millions of people worldwide. Disruption in healthcare services not only impacted physical ailments, but also mental and psychosocial wellbeing. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a recent scientific study revealed a 25% increase in the prevalence of anxiety and depression. Many... Keep Reading
There’s nothing quite like the anxiety of a surveyor popping in your home health organization for a surprise audit. Surveys can cause even the most stringent administrator to doubt their operations. I remember the feeling well and that’s why I wanted to work with a care at home software provider... Keep Reading

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