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Industry Insights for Home Health Technology

The healthcare industry is ever evolving – with changing rules and regulations forcing agencies to shift processes to stay in compliance. Learn from our experts and keep your agency up to date with all things post-acute care and home health technology by exploring our available resources.

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How Better Happens – Understanding KanTime’s EMR Software Features

KanTime is an enterprise-based software solution that provides cloud-based software to home health, hospice, pediatric, private duty, palliative, and consumer-directed services agencies.  We have crafted this document to help agencies better understand the features inside KanTime’s EMR platforms and why we are the nation’s fastest-growing EMR Software.

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Agile Solution That Prepares You For Change

KanTime has a fully integrated agile solution that has been built from the ground up to help you eliminate paperwork, streamline workflows, and reduce risk.

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Customer Testimonials about KanTime Healthcare Software

Come check out why agencies are switching over to KanTime Healthcare Software.

Knowledge Is Power – Success Starts with KanTime.

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RCM and the Challenges Post-Acute Care Agencies Face

As we all know, time and money are two of the most important and precious assets we have in healthcare.  When it comes to taking care of others, agencies need to have those resources handy so they can focus on delivering quality patient care.  In this article, we will discuss the challenges agencies face regarding […]

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Tackling one of the Biggest Problems in Play: Recruitment and Retention

The Healthcare staffing shortage is omnipresent amongst post-acute providers and has only been exacerbated by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the recruitment of new nurses continues to be barred by compensation and misperception barriers.  In this blog, KanTime will be discussing retention, the resources available within the software that help retain the […]

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Why Are Integrated Solutions For Hospice Agencies So Important?

Hospice care is a challenging field that comes with a high rate of burnout, which impacts over half of clinicians. The nature of the work itself is difficult, but on top of that, many agencies are experiencing worker shortages, meaning professionals have to work longer hours.  Having hospice solutions on hand that help reduce time […]

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Automatic Batch Eligibility Verification Inside Your EMR

This blog discusses the challenges with eligibility verification checks and how an EMR like KanTime that has automatic batch eligibility verifications can save agencies time and money. Having an automated system to check patients’ payers weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly allows clinicians more time to deliver quality patient care. Download the infosheet below 👇

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Post-Acute Care Trying to Fix the “Toxic” Relationship with Medicare Advantage

The post-acute care industry is in a toxic and exhausting relationship with Medicare Advantage (MA) for fair rates. It’s to the point where providers all across the country are making noise and talking about the issues with MA and post-acute care agencies.  MA is the primary insurer for Medicare beneficiaries and is predicted to be the […]

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Hospice Agencies Willing to Take on Additional Regulatory Pressure to Ensure Ethical Care

For Hospice agencies in California, the rise of taking on additional regulatory scrutiny is gaining traction. The California State Auditor revealed in a recent report that due to weak oversight, fraud and abuse have become widespread for hospice agencies; so much so that agencies are willing to take on additional regulatory pressure. Sarah McSpadden, CEO […]

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Humana Actively Pursuing Hospice Divestiture Strategies

Humana, who recently acquired Kindred at Home, is looking into divestiture strategies for the hospice section of Kindred at Home. Humana doesn’t seem to have much more information as of now, but their CFO Susan Diamond stated that there would be more information during the first-quarter earnings call later this month.  After announcing the acquisition, […]

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Tips for Getting the Most from Your EHR with SimiTree

Electronic health or medical record software comes with a hefty price tag – but many agencies never reap the full value of their significant investment in information technology. Until workflow processes have been customized and staff has been trained for optimal use, no EMR can offer optimal performance, and post-acute care providers won’t see the […]

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MedPAC States: Cut Hospice Payment Cap by 20%, Report Telehealth on Claims

Recently, MedPAC has suggested to Congress that current hospice payment rates should stay at the current levels for the coming year. They also recommend that the U.S. Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) apply the wage index to the hospice aggregate cap and a 20% cut. Due to the impact of Covid-19, MedPAC is […]

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Key Barriers Could Limit Adoption of Home-Based Care Models

COVID-19 provided the post-acute care industry the opportunity to shake the healthcare market by turning the world’s attention to the home-based care model. It has been shown that the home-based care approach can boost patient satisfaction, lower cost, and improve the quality of care versus providing care in a hospital setting. However, there have been […]

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CMS Update: Expanded HHVBP Model

On January 1, 2022, CMS implemented the expanded HHVBP model to include Medicare-certified Home Health Agencies (HHAs) in all fifty states, Washington DC, and U.S. territories. The calendar year, 2022, will be the pre-implementation year.  CMS will provide resources and training to give agencies time to prepare and learn about the requirements of the expanded […]

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Why Political Roadblocks Threaten Home Health Care’s Biggest Policy in 2022

Since the start of 2022, there have been several policy concerns around home-based care. Home healthcare policies are considered timely and critical in the post-acute care industry; however, it seems in Washington D.C. that lawmakers do not see it that way. Some of the home healthcare policies expressed are the extension of the Acute Hospital […]