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    The Home Care Association of America reported that more than 8,000 people have turned 65 every day since 2011, and the anticipated population growth of seniors will be at nearly 72 million by 2025.  Although generally healthier than seniors a century ago, they have chronic diseases which will worsen as they grow... Keep Reading
Home health aides and personal care aides account for some of the highest levels of turnover in the home-based care industry. They also account for some of the highest areas of growth in the job market. In a recent webinar, Hayley Gleason with the Home Care Aide Council presented information... Keep Reading
The Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) patient engagement survey impacts the bottom line of home health agencies substantially, by attracting referral sources and value-based reimbursement. It is imperative for organizations to understand the HHCAHPS survey, and work on improving each measure to maximize long-term growth... Keep Reading
Nurses are an essential part of the home healthcare team through their constant interactions with patients. These interactions are also important in helping grow an agency's business because clinicians represent their agency in every interaction. As more agencies work with clinicians through our scheduling and staffing solution AxxessCARE, it is... Keep Reading
Ask anyone responsible for billing or revenue cycle management at a home healthcare organization and they will tell you it is without a doubt the most frustrating part of their business. The struggle to meet the requirements of Medicare, Medicaid, and countless commercial payors has led some organizations to give... Keep Reading
The home health industry anxiously awaits the annual proposal to update our prospective payment rates each July, as this is generally the first glimpse into CMS's plans for the coming year.  Slated to publish on the Federal Register website on July 12, the 2019 proposal is a lengthier version than... Keep Reading
The Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) patient engagement survey impacts the bottom line of home health agencies substantially, by attracting referral sources and value-based reimbursement.  It is imperative for organizations to understand the HHCAHPS survey, and work on improving each measure to maximize long-term growth... Keep Reading
When Axxess was founded in 2007, it was done with a commitment to innovation to improve lives by providing caregivers the tools they need to deliver the best possible care. That same year, a technology company in Silicon Valley already synonymous with innovation changed the way we live and work... 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 to maximize long-term growth... Keep Reading
"I continue to hear from people that had they known about home care, they would have made different choices." -Merrily Orsini, president and CEO of corecubed Most consumers may not become aware of care services available in the home and the benefits they can provide until they are struggling to find... Keep Reading
A pending notice on the Federal Register's Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) website quietly appeared this week announcing the launch of the reemergence of Pre-Claim Review (PCR) for home health agencies in certain states. The document, which outlines plans for PCR in Illinois, Ohio, North Carolina, Florida, and... Keep Reading
Each day more and more baby boomers reach the age where they either leave the workforce or require care in their home. Sometimes, both of those things happen at the same time, and that puts pressure on healthcare providers. Research from the Health Resources and Services Administration shows that the... Keep Reading