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Home Health OIG Compliance Intensifies Focus SImiTree

09.21.2022

OIG intensifies compliance focus

Medicare fraud and abuse investigations are on the rise, with SimiTree compliance and regulatory team reporting increased numbers of payment related audits and investigations, and saying they expect more to…

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Strategies for Scaling Home Health RCM by Lynn Labarta

09.21.2022

4 strategies for scaling RCM as your agency grows

By Lynn Labarta SimiTree VP, Revenue Cycle Management To be successful, home health and hospice agencies must generate revenue.

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Planning for Home Health Post-Merger Integration SimiTree

09.21.2022

What’s in your post-merger playbook?

Effective planning and integration services make for seamless transitionSuspense keeps all eyes on the diligence phase when one company acquires or merges with another, with crucial questions to be answered…

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The Great Resignation SimiTree Article

08.25.2022

What do workers want … really?

By John Rabbia, PT, DPT, MS, MBA, COS-C Director, Operations Consulting Healthcare organizations across the country have been struggling to maintain staffing levels during the COVID-19 pandemic, an era commonly…

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Identify Potential Audit Risks with PEPPER SimiTree

08.25.2022

Use data to reduce audit risk

Is your home health or hospice agency effectively monitoring its own data to determine the risk of a Medicare or Medicaid payment-related audit? Data can help home health and hospice providers…

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New Medicare G Codes Proposed for Telehealth SimiTree

08.25.2022

New G codes proposed for telehealth, but no pay

As Medicare looks to begin tracking the number of telehealth visits by discipline without offering any reimbursement to home health providers, SimiTree consultants say providers need to find other value…

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QAPI Home Health SimiTree

08.25.2022

Quality focus: What is the ‘right’ level of investment?

Quality scores play an important role in home health and hospice, driving decisions by both payers and referral sources and prompting new scrutiny on how quality management spending impacts scores.

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Medicare Proposes Home Health Rate Cut SimiTree

08.25.2022

Will home health rate cut be frozen?

Home health agencies are battening the hatches for Medicare’s proposed rate cut in 2023, with industry advocates cautioning that a 4.

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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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