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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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Value Based Purchasing….What It Means for the Model States and For the Rest of Us?

  2/28/2016   Diane Link, Senior Clinical Consultant, BlackTree Healthcare Consulting

In case you haven’t heard there are NINE states mandated to participate in the Value Based Purchasing Model program including: Arizona, Florida, Iowa, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, Nebraska, Tennessee and Washington. If your agency is in one of these states you MUST register a point of contact person with the Enterprise Identity Management (EIDM) system.

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DME A/R Best Practices

  2/26/2016   Lorie Owens, COS-C, Consultant, Healthcare Office Solutions

With the New Year in full swing have you implemented A/R practices that will allow you to meet the goals you have ahead? Do you have your “finger on the pulse” of your business? And what will you be measuring this year?

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Mergers & Acquisitions: Has the wave crested?

  2/19/2016   Rich Tinsley, CEO, Stoneridge Partners

The year 2015 was undeniably a very strong year in the merger and acquisition home health and hospice space, with two very large and notable transactions that started out the year.

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