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Medicare Final Rule for Home Health 2017

  •   Webinar
  •   12/8/2016
  •   Diane Link, RN, MHA

Diane Link and Nick Seabrook of BlackTree Healthcare Consulting analyze the Home Health Final Rule for CY2017.  They present what has changed, how those changes will affect you and your agency, and give you insight as to how you can prepare for these changes.  An excellent educational session to get you started on the right foot for 2017!

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Episode 20: Matt Hughes of ACHC

  •   Podcast
  •   12/5/2016
  •   Tripp Matthews, Matt Hughes

About a month after the National Association of Home Care's Annual Conference, Matt Hughes of ACHC joins the podcast.  We discuss the experience at NAHC, as well as delve into the services that ACHC offers to the Home Care industry.

A good conversation with a good guy about a great company.

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Episode 19: Josh Pickus of Optima Healthcare Solutions

  •   Podcast
  •   11/17/2016
  •   Tripp Matthews, Josh Pickus

Josh Pickus, CEO of Optima Healthcare Solutions is the guest for this episode.  Josh and Tripp discuss the state of the healthcare industry, particularly the post-acute care space in which Optima Healthcare Solutions is operating.  Josh talks about Optima and their cloud-based technology solutions, as well as why they recently launched their Homecare-specific functionality to accompany their Rehabilitation and other post-acute care solutions.

We always ask our guests:  So What, Who Cares? when it comes to their company or solution, and Josh's answer is pretty powerful. 

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Episode 15: Healthcare Musings with Todd Shannon

  •   Podcast
  •   9/12/2016
  •   Tripp Matthews

In attempt to convert our normal conversations into a podcast episode, my good friend Todd Shannon and I discuss the swirling nature of the Healthcare space. 

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Outcome Improvement Series, Episode 4: Improvement in Ambulation

  •   Webinar
  •   9/7/2016
  •   Diane Link, RN, MHA

The 5 star rating, Home Health Compare and the VBP model all include the Improvement in Ambulation outcome. In this webinar, we will focus on the improvement in ambulation OASIS question and best practices for assessments.   Included in the webinar will be improvement suggestions based on best practices along with implementation information for PIP based on this outcome.

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CMS Pre-Claim Review Demonstration

  •   Article
  •   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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