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2024 Breaking News BLOG


CMS Extends The Home Health Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) for 5 Years with Important Updates

The wait is now over! As many home health agencies anticipated, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have finally announced the future of the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD)…

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A look at SAMHSA’s new SDoH requirement for CCBHCs

Under newly revised certification criteria, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) are required to screen clients for Social Determinants of Health (SDoH), non-medical needs that may impact diagnosis, treatment, or…

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Community coordination is key to new Crisis Management Criteria for CCBHCs

Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) are facing stricter rules for helping clients who need emergency services, requiring greater coordination with community resources.

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2024 Post Webinar Home Health COPs FAQ BLOG


Mastering the New Home Health Conditions of Participation: Your Comprehensive FAQ Guide

Welcome to our comprehensive FAQ guide based on the recent webinar, "Mastering the New Home Health Conditions of Participation: Strategies for Compliance and Enhanced Patient Care," presented by SimiTree's J’non…

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2024 Post Webinar BH Strat for Success FAQ BLOG v3


Behavioral Health Staffing: Experts Share Strategies for Success

The behavioral health industry is facing an unprecedented staffing crisis.

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Unlocking Home Health VBP Success: A Sneak Peek at Targeted OASIS Education

In 2023, a Pennsylvania homecare agency faced significant challenges in Value-Based Purchasing (VBP) metrics, particularly within OASIS measures.

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A heads-up from the OIG for FY 2025: The OIG says it wants greater scrutiny; Are we listening?

Here's a heads-up that all healthcare providers, including mental health, substance use disorder treatment providers, and other behavioral health organizations need to note: The Office of Inspector General (OIG) of…

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Survey Guide for Behavioral Health: After the Survey

Which do you think is the most stressful for behavioral health providers: preparing for an upcoming survey or dealing with deficiencies afterward? Both the before and after of a behavioral health…

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From ABA to IDD: The Next Big Thing in Behavioral Health Investment

Home and community-based services have been the investment gem of the behavioral health market for the past decade, but SimiTree’s experts in mergers and acquisitions say providers of other types…

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