Transportation Costs for Hospice Patients Article SimiTree

06.23.2022

Hospice patient transport costs rising

With inflation outpacing market forecasts and accelerating in May at the fastest rate in 41 years, home health and hospice providers are keeping a sharp eye on rising costs.

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Schedule Your Hospice Compliance Assessment with SimiTree

06.23.2022

3 reasons to schedule a compliance assessment

From an OIG directive to the labor shortage, there are compelling reasons to let SimiTree assess your risk.

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Change Management in the Home Health and Hospice Industry

06.23.2022

Change Management: What leaders need to know about fear

Oh, the times they are a-changin’ - American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan  By Laura Wilson, RN, BSN, COS-C SimiTree Managing Director, Operations Consulting  Community-based care agencies face change from every direction.

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CMS Proposes to Decrease Medicare Reimbursement for Home Health

06.23.2022

Despite inflation, CMS proposes pay decrease for home health

As fuel prices and spiraling inflation drive prices upward at the highest rate in decades, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing to decrease Medicare reimbursement for…

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Top Tips for Successful Integration Article by SimiTree

06.23.2022

Top Tips for Successful Integration

Acquisition activity in both the home health and hospice sectors continues to outpace activity in other healthcare sectors, with a record number of transactions in recent years.

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Hospice Sales and Marketing SimiTree

05.26.2022

Is data driving your sales and marketing?

Home health and hospice agencies spent roughly 3 percent of revenue in the first quarter of 2022 on sales and marketing, according to national data from The Financial Monitor, SimiTree’s…

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Stabilize the Hospice Wage Index SimiTree

05.26.2022

CMS wants to stabilize hospice wage index

SimiTree financial consultants say a proposal by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) could stabilize annual fluctuation in the hospice wage index, helping hospices more effectively budget and…

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SimiTree's New Healthcare Market Analysis Platform

05.26.2022

Ease of use is key feature for SimiTree’s new market analysis platform

We’re celebrating our first anniversary with the launch of an innovative market analysis platform designed to take the guesswork out of growth strategy.

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Compliant Plan of Care - SimiTree Healthcare Agency Article

05.26.2022

Is your Plan of Care compliant?

SimiTree compliance experts offer tips for creating a survey ready POC Which medications is the patient taking? What about the herbal supplements and over-the-counter vitamins she keeps in a shoebox on…

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