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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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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