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Market Uncertainty on Medicare Home Health Reimbursement SimiTree


No fallout from proposed rate cut, as market takes wait-and-see stance

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to levy a hefty behavioral adjustment on home health reimbursement in fiscal year 2023, a move projected by some industry advocates…

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CMS Corrects Hospice Change Request Glitch


CMS just corrected another NOA glitch

Almost eight months into Medicare’s requirement for a new Notice of Admission (NOA) for home health patients, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) continues to sort out associated…

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Hospice Quality Reporting SimiTree


Quality reporting deadlines for hospice

Non-compliant hospices will see 2% penalty on Oct.

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SimiTree Hospice Breaking News Update


SimiTree experts offer advice as monkeypox declared PHE

Clinicians and healthcare organizations should take appropriate action now that the ongoing spread of monkeypox virus in the United States has been declared a Public Health Emergency (PHE), SimiTree consultants…

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SimiTree Hospice Breaking News Update


Final hospice rule sets 3.8% increase for FY2023

Hospices will see slightly higher reimbursement than expected in fiscal year 2023 under a payment update set out by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in this week’s…

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Creating an Effective Compliance Program SimiTree


Creating an Effective Compliance Program

How effective is your compliance program?With audits for home health and hospice on the rise, focus on these compliance priorities Has your organization been targeted for a payment-related Medicare audit? Medicare contractors…

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SimiTree Hospice Breaking News Update


Public Health Emergency extended through October

The nation’s Public Health Emergency has been extended through October, with COVID-19 waivers and flexibilities remaining intact for healthcare providers for another 90 days.

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Proposed Pay Decrease for Home Health Blog by SimiTree


Proposed pay cut for home health requires new strategies for rising costs, tighter margins

Join SimiTree consultants for a June 30 webinar to learn more.

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CMS Proposes to Decrease Medicare Reimbursement for Home Health


Navigating the Home Health Proposed Rule and Its Impact on Your Agency

CMS wants to decrease Medicare reimbursement for home health by 4.

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