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05.18.2022

A Year of Milestones

SimiTree strategists recount major accomplishments in our first year A merger of industry leaders, a strategic new partnership in behavioral health, a significant expansion of revenue cycle management services and the…

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SimiTree Launches Market Analysis Platform: Data Analytics

05.18.2022

Know your market. MAP your growth plan with a new analytics platform from SimiTree

Moving forward in today’s volatile post-acute care market can feel like hitting a moving target.

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Transforming Telehealth and Virtual Visits for Healthcare

05.18.2022

Virtual visits: Lingering reluctance, lack of billing keeps agencies from full potential

Two years after the COVID-19 public health emergency loosened Medicare regulations for telehealth, allowing providers more flexibility in the use of virtual visits, few home health and hospice agencies are…

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03.31.2022

CMS proposes 2.7% pay increase for hospice in FY2023

Timing of proposed pay increase comes as sequestration resumes The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing a 2.

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OASIS-E Changes January 1, 2023

03.31.2022

OASIS-E: Are you ready for January 1, 2023?

The most intensive remake of home health’s Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) since its implementation in 1999 is just months away, and the experts at SimiTree want to help…

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FIC Surveys concluded, yet vigilance remains for infection control

03.25.2022

FIC Surveys have ended, but surveyors still look carefully at infection control

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) retired its Focused Infection Control (FIC) Survey and tool last winter, but it still wants to know whether agencies are doing all…

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Stay Compliant with SimiTree's Provider Relief Fund Reporting

03.14.2022

Provider Relief Fund reporting due March 31

If your organization received $10,000 or more in payments from the Provider Relief Fund (PRF) between July 1, 2020, and Dec.

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CMS moves forward with 25% pay reduction under RCD in FL and NC

03.07.2022

CMS moves forward with 25% pay reduction under RCD in Florida and North Carolina

Beginning April 1, home health agencies in Florida and North Carolina will be subject to a 25 percent reduction in payment if they choose not to participate in Medicare’s ongoing…

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EMR Software Tips from Home Health Agency SimiTree

02.28.2022

Tips for Getting the Most from Your EMR in 2022

Electronic health or medical record software comes with a hefty price tag – but many agencies never reap the full value of their significant investment in information technology.

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