Filter posts below

Check all that apply.

Industry Leader in Home Health Revenue Cycle Management


Interim managers fill gap in tight labor market

New solution emerging for leader shortage in home-based careSome economic indicators are cautiously pointing to an abatement of The Great Resignation, the nation’s mass employment exodus that has reshuffled the…

Read More

SIM Final Rule Post


CMS Issues Final Rule For Home Health

CMS issues final rule for home health In a move many home health providers are viewing as more treat than a trick, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)…

Read More

SIM Employee Spotlight Apryl


QA manager brings a down-to-earth approach clients, clinicians and coders find refreshing

With more than 20 years of experience in home health, Apryl Swafford knows the most complicated ins and outs of the business, the complexities of frequently changing regulations that affect…

Read More

SimiTree Hospice Breaking News Update ScaleWidthWzUwMF0


COVID-19 Public Health Emergency renewed

The nation’s COVID-19 Public Health Emergency has been extended through the remainder of 2022 and into January 2023, and COVID-19 waivers and flexibilities will remain intact for healthcare providers for…

Read More

Too Small to Outsource


Too small to outsource? Agencies reconsider as margins tighten

For small home health agency owners battling rising labor and supply costs against a backlog of claims waiting to be processed and a spate of claim denials, Medicare’s proposed pay…

Read More

AdobeStock 225132238


How to choose the right outsourcing partner

There’s no disputing the cost savings home health and hospice organizations see when they outsource billing services, coding and OASIS review, or full revenue cycle management -- but selecting the…

Read More

Oasis no white


Q4 training should focus on OASIS E for key reimbursement impact

Home health agencies should prioritize fourth quarter training on understanding important OASIS changes that will pay off in 2023 and beyond, SimiTree consultants say.

Read More

4 Common Reasons for HIT Claim Denials v2


4 Common Reasons for HIT Claim Denials

Billing for Medicare’s new Home Infusion Therapy (HIT) benefit is becoming easier for providers who regularly submit claims, but SimiTree’s revenue cycle experts say a few aspects continue to confuse…

Read More

F2F Telehealth Blog


CMS clarifies timeline for phasing out F2F telehealth allowances

Corrected guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) may clear up confusion among home health and hospice providers regarding the continuing use of telehealth for face-to-face encounters…

Read More