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Decreases in mobility as individuals age can lead to a decline in independence and more frail health, which in turn leads to significant increased risk of hospital admission or readmission. Beyond that, older adults are also at greater risk for isolation due to that lack of mobility and function, which can add to adverse health effects. Isolation and … 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, … Keep Reading
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has confirmed the new start date for implementation of Review Choice Demonstration. Here are ten important things to know about this change affecting home health providers. Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) will begin … Keep Reading
The home health Industry’s coming payment reform, the Patient-Driven Groupings Model or PDGM, has exposed a common deficit: correct use of the ICD-10-CM code set’s Official Guidelines and Conventions. When the 2019 Home Health Prospective Payment System (HHPPS) Final Rule … 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, … 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, … Keep Reading
The Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) patient engagement survey impacts the bottom line of home health agencies, primarily through attracting referral sources and value based reimbursement.  It is imperative for organizations to understand the Home … Keep Reading
The Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) patient engagement survey impacts the bottom line of home health agencies (HHAs) primarily through attracting referral sources and value-based reimbursement.  It is imperative for organizations to understand the HHCAHPS … Keep Reading
The Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) patient engagement survey impacts the bottom line of home health agencies (HHAs) primarily through attracting referral sources and value based reimbursements.  The HHCAHPS survey is also important for engaging … Keep Reading
Saturday marks the beginning of National Nurses Week and has been designated by the American Nurses Association (ANA) as the “Year of the Healthy Nurse,” to celebrate nurses who lead the charge for health and wellness. We would like to … 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 … Keep Reading
In the first blog in this series, we laid out the most salient risks that home health and hospice agencies face today, as identified by Liles Parker PLLC. This entry will focus on the second risk area, exclusion screening. Long … Keep Reading

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