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The 2020 Home Health Final Rule was officially published November 8, 2019, and although the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) has been the major focus of published reports to date, this final policy document covers many other aspects of home health … Keep Reading
There are many reasons that OASIS accuracy is vital to the success of an agency. But it is so much more than just the connection between accurate information and episode reimbursement. It is also important to keep in mind the … Keep Reading
The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) is a defining opportunity for the role of therapy in transitioning from volume to value in the home healthcare industry. The physiology of the geriatric patient doesn’t change January 1, 2020. The thing that will … Keep Reading
Marvin Javellana, co-owner of the Better Care Home Health agency, explains how data from Axxess and the clinicians at the agency have proved the organization’s value as a member of an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). Axxess tracks key data that … Keep Reading
Home health care agencies and other providers can make judgment calls in when to use certain ICD-10 codes that in most circumstances are not meant to appear together, according to interim guidance issued Monday by the National Center for Health … Keep Reading
Editor’s note: Original article featuring Axxess published on HealthcareDIVE. After years of planning, software upgrades, complaints, varying degrees of panic and numerous delays, the new generation of U.S. healthcare codes goes into effect today. “Many agencies were gearing up for the … Keep Reading
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Is Your Organization Ready for October 1? DALLAS (Sept. 28, 2015) – Axxess, an industry leader in home health management software and accredited by the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC), offers in-person, hands-on training to help home health organizations effectively … Keep Reading
As the delivery of healthcare evolves to become more interconnected, coordinating care between nurses, pharmacists, physicians, social workers and other disciplines has become increasingly important. Ultimately, this collaboration helps improve patient outcomes. Click here to read the full article on … Keep Reading
Author: Axxess
ICD-10-CM Transition: Prepare for Cash-Flow Impact. DALLAS (August 18, 2015)  Axxess, an industry leader in home health management software — also accredited by the American Nursing Credentialing Center  has released a white paper to help home health agencies effectively manage … Keep Reading
An article by Axxess President and CEO John Olajide was featured in D Healthcare today. It is titled “Major Change Now Imminent for Providers: Are You Ready for ICD-10?” The article discusses key readiness factors to consider before transitioning to … Keep Reading
Summary of the CY 2016 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update and the National Response… Background The home healthcare world was rocked yet again on July 6, 2015 with the announcement of the 2016 Proposed Rule, “CY 2016 Home … Keep Reading
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Just as nutrition and exercise are vital to an individual’s health, Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) is necessary for the business wellbeing of a home healthcare organization. An EVV system electronically verifies the date, time and location of the patient visit. … Keep Reading

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