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  • Implementing EVV for State Medicaid Programs

    When Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act in December 2016—which mandated Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) for all state Medicaid-funded services—EVV became a reality for many home health agencies across the country.
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    August 6, 2020
  • Welcome New CTO Satheesh Nair

    Transformative Initiatives at Ebay, Cisco, Sony and Walmart. For the past 14 years, Satheesh Nair has showcased his corporate leadership strategies through transformational initiatives that he […]
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    January 7, 2019
  • CMS Hospice Compare Website Is Now Live

    CMS recently debuted their new Hospice Compare website on August 16. Like the Home Health Compare website, Hospice Compare provides a snapshot of the quality of care each hospice facility offers to its patients.
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    August 23, 2017
  • Physician Referrals: 3 Steps To Success – Part 3 of 3

    The ease of working with an agency, the urgency with which it responds, excellent patient care, consistent communication and authority on the subject of home health are among the reasons why some referral relationships outlast others.
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    July 10, 2017
  • Physician Referrals: 3 Steps To Success – Part 2 of 3

    Once you've worked your way through the front office and earned you first 5 minutes with the doctor, it's time to make an impact. With increasing competition in the home health care market, and ever increasing pressure on a physician's time and resources, getting just 5 minutes with a physician can be challenging enough.
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    June 22, 2017
  • Physician Referrals: 3 Steps To Success – Part 1 of 3

    This 3-part series will give you insights into how your agency can rise to the top of a physician's list of preferred home health care providers in 3 simple steps.
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    June 12, 2017
  • All Set For This Year’s PEPPER?

    Get set for compliance. Get set for competition. Get set for improvements. Get set for success. The third edition of PEPPER or the Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report is just around the corner. Is your agency ready to leverage all it has to offer?
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    April 10, 2017
  • CMS Pauses & Delays Pre-Claim Review & New Home Health CoPs

    Last week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced major updates to the Pre-Claim Review Demonstration (PCRD) and the Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs).
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    April 3, 2017
  • Patient Rights & QAPI Programs – Highlights (Part 2 of 2)

    The most sweeping changes in the final rule of the CoPs for HHAs fall within the purview of patient rights and QAPI programs. Here's a closer look at what they entail.
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    March 27, 2017
  • The Final Rule For The New CoPs For Home Health Agencies – Highlights (Part 1 of 2)

    CMS recently revised Conditions for Participation (CoP) for home health agencies. It's been over 20 years since the CoPs were drafted, and although CMS made some revisions since then, this is the first time the CoPs have been updated to focus on patient-centred and outcome oriented quality standards.
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    March 27, 2017
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