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From the first bedside conversation to the final bill out the door, when identifying referral patterns and types of patients needed to further clinical education, the cycle of the care journey has gaps that can be bridged by interoperability. Home health and hospice organizations have seen a distinct shift in referral... Keep Reading
Axxess CARE is the staffing life raft that has saved many organizations in addressing the current nursing shortage. This online platform enables organizations to find clinicians who are interested in picking up extra visits in their area. On Axxess CARE, clinicians can view posted visits according to their preferences and qualifications.... Keep Reading
For many people, coworkers feel like a second family and the workplace serves as a second home. As such, the work environment should be conducive to employees’ well-being. This second home should be a main source of improving a person’s morale and self-worth. A high-morale company will result in happy and... Keep Reading
Despite the negative connotation, a denied claim is not always a bad thing. Inconvenient, sure. Confusing, sometimes. However, it is when the denied claim results in an unpaid claim that the situation turns negative. Too many home health organizations lose money they are owed simply because of a clerical error or... Keep Reading
In-home care has become a great and more affordable alternative to facility-based healthcare. However, there are a number of different in-home care service lines from which a patient can choose and providers can offer, mainly home health, private duty, hospice and palliative care. Understanding the differences between them can help providers... Keep Reading
With the holidays comes increased stress. Travel, gift buying, cooking for a crowd and the busy hustle and bustle in stores all add up to strain for everyone. This stress can be even higher for people who are caregivers. Because there are currently over 40 million unpaid caregivers in the United... Keep Reading
As we find ourselves entering 2022 with the pandemic still affecting hospice organizations, pulled in many directions with regulatory changes and staffing scarcities, operational success and seeing progress can be difficult. This blog will get you back to surer footing and serve as a tool to equip you with what you... Keep Reading
While the transition to the no-pay Request for Anticipated Payment (RAP) in 2021 came with a learning curve, Medicare’s slow progression away from the RAP was ultimately preparing the home healthcare industry to forget about the RAP altogether. As the final phase of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), the Notice of... Keep Reading
We already know reviewing billing processes for accuracy and efficiency is the first step toward growing revenue, but taking this first step does not mean that achieving financial success is guaranteed. This is just preparation for the journey, gassing up the car and checking for a spare tire before the... Keep Reading
With the ever-increasing number of older people, changes in home health reimbursement and the growing desire to age at home, the case for home care is expanding. The 85-and-over population is projected to more than double from 6.4 million in 2016 to 14.6 million in 2040, a 129% increase. 2015 was... Keep Reading
The value-based insurance design (VBID) demonstration model began its four-year run at the start of 2021 with only 8% of the market offering the hospice benefit. As the demonstration model approaches its second year, more Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are expected to join in the voluntary payment model. For effective new... Keep Reading
This episode explores the many challenges facing the pediatric home care field in its journey to advocate and care for medically fragile children. One innovative company that is helping in this fight is Team Select Home Care. Topics discussed: Team Select’s unique approach to pediatric home care How COVID-19 has affected care... Keep Reading

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