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CMS Corrects Hospice Change Request Glitch

08.09.2022

CMS just corrected another NOA glitch

Almost eight months into Medicare’s requirement for a new Notice of Admission (NOA) for home health patients, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) continues to sort out associated…

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Hospice Quality Reporting SimiTree

08.09.2022

Quality reporting deadlines for hospice

Non-compliant hospices will see 2% penalty on Oct.

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SimiTree Hospice Breaking News Update

08.05.2022

SimiTree experts offer advice as monkeypox declared PHE

Clinicians and healthcare organizations should take appropriate action now that the ongoing spread of monkeypox virus in the United States has been declared a Public Health Emergency (PHE), SimiTree consultants…

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SimiTree Hospice Breaking News Update

07.28.2022

Final hospice rule sets 3.8% increase for FY2023

Hospices will see slightly higher reimbursement than expected in fiscal year 2023 under a payment update set out by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in this week’s…

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Creating an Effective Compliance Program SimiTree

07.25.2022

Creating an Effective Compliance Program

How effective is your compliance program?With audits for home health and hospice on the rise, focus on these compliance priorities Has your organization been targeted for a payment-related Medicare audit? Medicare contractors…

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Industry Pushes Back Against 2023 Proposed Rule for Home Health SimiTree

07.21.2022

Industry pushes back against proposed rule

6 steps for agencies hoping to mitigate impact of pay cutStakeholders and advocates are pushing back against the 2023 proposed rule for home health, hoping the outcry will bring some…

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Glimpse into 2023 Medicare Reimbursement for Home Health SimiTree

07.21.2022

New data offers glimpse into 2023 reimbursement for home health

Trying to figure out what your agency’s Medicare reimbursement might look like in 2023 under the proposed rule for home health? SimiTree’s data analysts are crunching numbers from the Centers for…

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Build a Magnetic Compensation Model in Home Health SimiTree

07.21.2022

Build a magnetic compensation model to attract the best and brightest

Like a magnet, a solid compensation model draws top performers with the skills to build a motivated sales force, drive clinical performance to achieve better patient outcomes with fewer hospitalizations,…

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Guidance Updates on Emergency Preparedness Testing SimiTree

07.21.2022

Guidance updates for your summer reading list

Summertime and the livin’ is easy — except in the compliance department, where a flurry of recent guidance changes and updates has compliance teams on their toes this summer, trying to…

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