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CMS Pre-Claim Review Demonstration

  8/18/2016   Diane Link, Senior Clinical Consultant, BlackTree Healthcare Consulting

Home Health Agencies in five states are now required to submit a Pre-Claim Review to CMS before they will be fully reimbursed for the care they provide.  This article is a summation of this new regulation and how it can affect these agencies, as well as some tips to help prepare and execute new processes to accommodate the new rule.

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InBoxing: What is the right approach to Sales in Healthcare?

  7/20/2016   Tripp Matthews

This is an interview with three exceptional Sales Professionals:  Steve Yeatts, Todd Shannon, and Jason Lewallen.  We spoke about their approach to Sales, and what is universally true in Sales. 

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Leading 18 to 75

  4/1/2016   Penny Lovitt, MSN,RN, Founder, OHEN Consulting

Leadership teams across the industry are facing a multitude of interesting demands. In the Healthcare space, executives are tasked more than ever with running their organizations with leaner margins, yet rising regulatory pressure.

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Considering Electronic Visit Verification?

  3/24/2016   CellTrak

Go Beyond Simple Proof of Visit to Optimize Health Care and Personal Services Delivery. As the costs of health care and personal services continue to escalate, and concern about the extent of fraud in the home health industry increases, home care, hospice and community care agencies are under increasing pressure to provide proof that services were delivered in order to receive payment.

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Michael Blackstone slapped the American Dream in the face

  3/17/2016   Tripp Matthews

It was all going according to the plan of the American Dream storybook: Young man from Baton Rouge, LA gets accepted to the Louisiana State University Medical School. He sacrificed his time and studied during his enrollment at Springhill College in Mobile, AL, as he makes it back to his home state to fulfill his lifelong ambition of becoming a physician.

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InBoxing: ACOs - Promising First Step or Unicorns?

  3/5/2016   Tripp Matthews

On January 15th of this year, Nathan Hope made a blogpost on MyHomecareBiz’s website. It is an interesting and informative article about the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model. The status and evolution of ACO models are topics that can strongly divide opinion amongst the different segments of the Healthcare Continuum.

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