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Data pinpoints where OASIS training most needed

01.18.2023

Data pinpoints where OASIS training most needed

Home health clinicians may benefit from additional training in answering OASIS questions related to a patient’s ability to manage oral medications and make safe transfers from bed to chair or…

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01.18.2023

New PIPR report addresses VBP payment questions

As soon as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced plans to expand the Value-Based Purchasing Model (VBP) to home health agencies nationwide, SimiTree financial consultants began hearing…

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01.18.2023

CMS shares plans for medical review when PHE ends

The nation’s COVID-19 Public Health Emergency has been extended through April, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has begun offering guidance and resources for when the PHE…

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KPIs

01.18.2023

KPIs measure health of agency’s revenue cycle

As home health and hospice billers work harder to keep up with an expanding array of payors, insurance plans and requirements in a heavily regulated field, SimiTree revenue cycle experts…

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MAIN ARTICLE Growing a home health or hospice requires strategic planning

01.18.2023

Growing a home health or hospice requires strategic planning

Every success story begins with an ambitious goal and a business plan.

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Jennifer Osburn

01.18.2023

Embracing OASIS E: An early guide for clinicians, with notes on Final Guidance changes

By Jennifer Osburn, RN, HCS-D, COS-C Senior Clinincal Manager Purchasing (HHVBP or VBP) and OASIS E.

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12.15.2022

Rapid growth and high-profile press highlight need for hospice compliance

By Kim Skehan, RN, MSN, HCS-D, COS-C Director, Compliance, Regulatory & Quality With the season for sleigh bells and street corner bell ringers underway, hospice advocates are quietly adding a few…

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Start the new year with a cash infusion

12.15.2022

Start the new year with a cash infusion

Does your home health agency or hospice have a backlog of unpaid claims with missing or improper documentation? Aging claims in Accounts Receivable are the bane of home health and hospice.…

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Mergers and Acquisitions

12.15.2022

Who’s buying? A quick guide to buyers in the home health and hospice space

Is the thought of all the work required to fetch a premium value keeping you from moving forward with plans to sell your hospice or home health agency? The…

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