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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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Care Coordination Technology Could Save Billions

  1/23/2016   Tim Rowan, Editor, Home Care Tech Report

With this month's CMS announcement that another 121 Accountable Care Organizations have been certified, the total now comes to 477 ACOs in 49 states and the District of Columbia. As the new bundled payment, shared savings, and shared risk programs fall into place over time, these ACOs will be looking to coordinate care with the post-acute care community to keep costs under control and hospital 30-day readmissions down.

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Spotlight Series: Eric Scharber of Exact Recruiting

  1/21/2016   Tripp Matthews

Get to know Eric Scharber in this initial Spotlight Series piece.  See how Eric has navigated his path to success so that you can model for yourself.

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