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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.

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Hospice Survey Changes

CMS is tightening survey rules and increasing CoPs scrutiny for hospices. Here’s what your agency needs to know.

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Cost Reporting Blog at Home Health Agency SimiTree


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…

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8 Things to Know Blog at Home Health Agency SimiTree


8 Things to Know About the Final Rule for Home Health - plus a new vaccine mandate

Home health agencies will see a significantly higher Medicare reimbursement rate in 2022 than previously expected and gain an extra year to prepare for the nationwide rollout of Home Health…

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CMS issues Final Rule for Hospice FY2022 Blog at Home Health Agency SimiTree


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.

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Health and Hospice Billing Errors Blog at Home Health Agency SimiTree


Home health and hospice billing errors, oversights could trigger audits as CMS renews Targeted Probe and Education.

Beginning this month, home health and hospice agencies with high billing errors and denial rates could be subject to a review of between 20 and 40 claims and all supporting…

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Employee Retention Struggles Blog at Home Health Agency SimiTree


Is your agency losing key employees?

Agencies struggle with employee retention under PDGM, other Medicare regulations.

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