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Home health, hospice labor costs rising steadily

Home health and hospice agencies are steadily paying higher labor costs to deliver quality care and retain skilled nursing staff as the COVID-19 pandemic heads into another year with ongoing…

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Gross margin impact for 2022: Sequestration, rising wages and new IRS mileage rates

A three-month extension of the sequestration suspension and rising costs for doing business, particularly in the area of wages and transportation, are among factors likely to shape the gross margin…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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How to Prepare for Value-Based Purchasing


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.

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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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