PDGM will impact every area of home health operations. Agency need to begin their preparations by evaluating their current operations and identifying best practices for each department. In this session we will identify how to evaluate the back-office functionality in an organization, impact of PDGM on the back office and tips for preparing your team.
Leaders can’t do it on their own. You need your team engaged and able to work together to reach improved patient and operational outcomes. Sounds easy right? In this webinar we will identify leadership skills that promote engagement, ways to improve staff engagement and identify team building activities that address weaknesses in your team.
This is a FREE webinar thanks to Excel Health Group! All too often, as providers become deeply immersed in the avalanche of regulatory details and changes coming from CMS, we miss opportunities to better understand emerging growth opportunities coming from an ever changing marketplace. This webinar focuses on how the youngest baby boomers will influence post-acute care in the future and how industry trends show a bright future for providers who are ready to take advantage of the expansion opportunities that are coming.
The Medicare home health pre-claim review (PCR) process implemented in 2016 created extensive operational challenges and payment delays and was eventually “paused” in 2017. A new threat to operational efficiency and cash flow has been proposed to replace PCR in the form of the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD). This proposed demonstration project has far reaching implications to all home health providers in the Palmetto GBA jurisdiction and providers must be prepared for the challenges RCD will have on operations and cash flow.
Employers and HR managers have repeatedly expressed their dismay about missing out because their Work Opportunity Tax Credit applications weren’t handled professionally.
Home Health Care agencies are all looking for ways to increase their revenues. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is the most overlooked mechanism for an improved bottom line in the industry. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is a federal credit that allows companies to claim $2,400 to $9,600 for each eligible new hire. Completing a simple form for each new hire could earn your company hundreds-thousands of dollars in federal tax credits.
In this episode, Nick Seabrook of BlackTree Healthcare Consulting educates me on the new Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM). He outlines the "new" elements of this major shift in Home Health reimbursement, how it will impact agencies, and touches on what agencies can do now to get ready for this.