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Consult Spot Claudia Baker v4

01.27.2023

SimiTree Senior Manager literally wrote the book on OASIS-E – and the new HCS-O study guide

By Claudia Baker, RN, MHA, HCS-D, HCS-O Senior Manager, Clinical Operations Consulting Home health is abuzz with OASIS-E questions on BIMS scoring, the criteria for differentiating continuous and intermittent oxygen, guidelines for IV…

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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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finance v2

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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Clinical employee working on laptop with stethoscope on desk

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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Industry Expertise Enhances Home Health IT Strategy's Value

01.18.2023

Industry expertise delivers greater value to IT strategy

Having the right people, processes, and technology in place delivers greater value in a shorter timeframe during post-close integration following a merger or acquisition – but the M&A analysts at…

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Grow Your Agency with a Home Health Business Plan

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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Your Hospice Compliance Partner for Industry Challenges - Kim Skehan

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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