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12.15.2022

Tips for using home health and hospice data

By Brian Martin VP, SimiTree Financial MonitorWe all know that data is critical to effective quality and financial management in today’s home health and hospice world.

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Lupas get trickier under latest PDGM recalibration tighter reimbursement

12.15.2022

LUPAs get trickier under latest PDGM recalibration, tighter reimbursement

Managing lower utilization payment adjustments, or LUPAs, is always tricky business for home health agencies, and SimiTree financial experts say the stakes will be even higher for case mix strategy…

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Gamechangers 5 strategies for a stronger 2023

12.15.2022

Gamechangers: 5 strategies for a stronger 2023

In the bid to shore up tighter margins, most home health and hospice organizations tend to focus on the same tired performance aspects to do more with less: squeezing schedules…

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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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