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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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What Is ACHC Accredidation? How Kantime Software Became ACHC Certified And Why It Matters

In the realm of healthcare software solutions, achieving accreditation is a significant milestone. KanTime has recently been awarded the prestigious ACHC accreditation for its Home Health, Home Care, Hospice, and Palliative software. Let’s delve into what ACHC accreditation signifies, how KanTime secured this recognition, and why it holds immense importance in the healthcare industry. What […]

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Understanding the Impact of CHAP: The Benefits of Working With a CHAP Verified Organization

In the fast-evolving world of healthcare, the need for high-quality home care solutions is increasingly important. As a leading EMR provider for the healthcare industry, KanTime has consistently demonstrates its commitment to excellence when providing comprehensive agency management tools. KanTime recently earned the prestigious CHAP healthcare verification for its Home Health, Hospice, and Palliative Care […]

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Palliative Vs Hospice Care: Unlocking the True Value of Your Care Offerings Using Technology

Learn more about KanTime’s robust features by downloading our Software Product Guide.

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What’s Next for Hospice Care and Palliative Care?

Learn more about KanTime’s robust features by downloading our Software Product Guide.

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OASIS-E Spotlight: Special Treatments, Procedures, and Programs

Making sense of CMS guidelines is more challenging than ever after the launch of OASIS-E and the abundance of changes that go along with it. KanTime’s OASIS Spotlight series will spotlight specific OASIS items to simplify the ruling and help clinicians significantly improve their understanding of OASIS so they can move forward with accuracy. O0110: […]

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What Expiring COVID PHE Means for Hospice and Palliative Medicine

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the healthcare industry, including hospice and palliative medicine. With the aim of returning to pre-pandemic operational norms, significant changes have been implemented in the hospice and palliative medicine landscape as of May 11th, 2023. These changes required hospice providers and patients to navigate a shifting landscape […]

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Facts You Need to Know About the Hospice Final Rule

The votes have been cast, decisions made, and regarding the hospice final rule of the fiscal year (FY) 2023. After e Nov. 1st health industry ruling, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will implement several changes across hospice care, a service focused on the care, comfort, and quality of life for patients with […]

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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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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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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 […]