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9 Important Hospice Changes for 2022
By Maureen Kelleher RN, MBA Senior Manager As we head into the new year, hospice providers should take note of nine new survey and enforcement provisions established in 2021 by an…
Staffing Scramble 2022
New year ushers in new worries about staffing shortages, how the vaccine mandate could impact the situation – and some opportunities to get creative.
RAP vs. NOA: The 3 Big Changes
Here’s a refresher on what’s changing under the new admission requirement Home health agencies are bracing for potential cash flow shortages, confusion about periods of care that began in 2021…
SimiTree Acquires Imark Billing, Expands Revenue Cycle Outsourcing Services
For release January 4th, 2022 King of Prussia, PA –SimiTree, an established provider of solutions for compliance, growth, and profitability in the post-acute industry, recently announced the acquisition of Miami-based Imark…
How to prepare for VBP
CMS has given home health agencies an extra year to prepare for VBP. Here’s what your organization should do with the extra time.
SimiTree Healthcare Consulting names J’non Griffin Principal
For release Dec. 14, 2021 King of Prussia, PA -- SimiTree Healthcare Consulting today named Director J’non Griffin, R. N. , MHA, HCS-D, HCS-C, HCS-H, COS-C, as Principal. Ms.
Hospice Survey Changes
CMS is tightening survey rules and increasing CoPs scrutiny for hospices. Here’s what your agency needs to know.
Cost Reporting: What Agencies are Getting Right and Wrong (and Why It Matters)
Wondering how much the Centers for Medicaid and Medicaid Services (CMS) will pay for telehealth visits when home health and hospice agencies are allowed to bill for these services in…
CMS issues Final Rule for Hospice FY2022
On July 29, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the FY2022 Final Rule for Hospice, updating Medicare payment rates and the aggregate cap amount for FY2022.