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  •   Article
  •   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?

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

  •   Article
  •   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

  •   Article
  •   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?

  •   Article
  •   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

  •   Article
  •   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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