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SIM Employee Spotlight MikeSimone

12.06.2022

Meet the man whose team leads the nation in preparation of Medicare cost reports for home health

Any of the experts at SimiTree will tell you there’s no one-size-fits-all solution for our clients.

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nursing helping older woman

11.28.2022

Find your voice in the 2023 market with the right data and branding

Brands are for blue jeans, cars, and phones, not home health or hospice care.

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Launching New Home Health Service Lines in 2023?

11.17.2022

Launching a New Service Line in 2023?

Consultants outline considerations for 4 new home health service linesWith prospects for next year’s margins growing tighter, home health providers are looking for ways to boost profitability with home health…

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Looking to Sell a Healthcare Agency Next Year?

11.17.2022

Tips for going to market in 2023

Looking to sell a healthcare agency next year? Every transaction begins with detailed look at value, risk, and potential, according to SimiTree Associate Principal Mark Romano.

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A Look at Medicare’s 0.7% Rate Hike

11.17.2022

Lean times: A look at Medicare’s 0.7% rate hike

Consultants offer 7 strategies to help counter uncertaintyA sliver of an increase may be preferable to a decrease, but the consensus among home health stakeholders is that Medicare’s 0.

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Drive Growth and Hospice Referrals with Market Intel

11.17.2022

Use market intel to drive growth and referrals

By Christine Lang, MBA Director of Data Analytics Did you know that almost half of all Medicare patients are discharged from the hospital with no post-acute care? What opportunities to improve…

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Under OCR Scrutiny? RSVPing with RSPs May Help

11.17.2022

Under OCR scrutiny? RSVPing with RSPs may help

Recent changes require policy edits, staff training Q. When is an RSVP, the French initialism meaning “respond, please,” more than proper etiquette? A.

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OASIS E Assessment Conundrum Ahead of 2023 J'non Griffin

11.17.2022

The 4-hour OASIS conundrum ahead for 2023

By J'non Griffin, RN, MHA, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H Principal, SVP, Coding & OASIS Among a gauntlet of issues ahead for home health providers in 2023 lies a thorny clinical operations question…

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The right billing staff

11.14.2022

The right billing staff can help your agency grow

Home health agencies anticipating tighter margins next year are considering how to overcome a skinny Medicare reimbursement rate, inflationary costs for labor, fuel and supplies, and the financial pinch from…

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