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Don’t Initiate Your Home Health Agency Start-up Without These Partners!

Starting any business is an exciting event!  There are many decisions to make regarding location, hiring employees and obtaining needed equipment or inventory for your new organization. If you are developing a home health agency start-up, you...

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ICD 10 coding

7 Methods Used to Increase Profits With ICD Coding Outsourcing

In late June, CMS released the results of the second round of end-to-end, Medicare claims-submissions tests. The results were 88% compliance using the new ICD-10 code, which, in the opinion of CMS, is on track for the October 1, 2015 implementation...

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October 1

ICD-10 is Coming! Will You Still be in Business Next Year?

Are you experiencing fatigue with the all the “ICD-10 crisis alerts?”  As much as you dislike the bombardment, we are concerned about your survival!  CMS has estimated that as high as 50% of the existing home health agencies will be out of...

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ICD-10 Implementation Date Is Rapidly Approaching! Are You Ready?

Last year, on October 1, 2014, 82% of healthcare practices were not fully prepared for what was then thought to be the ICD-10 implementation deadline. CMS has made it clear that implementation will indeed happen on October 1, 2015. CMS has...

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ICD 10 coding

ICD-10 Documentation Requirements Are Not To Be Taken Lightly

The long-awaited October 1, 2015 deadline for switching from ICD-9 to ICD-10 code is fast approaching. Great debate rages as to the precise impacts this transition will have on the U.S. healthcare industry, but most agree that home health...

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Impact of Consolidation on Post Acute Care

What will be the impact of consolidation in post acute care for home health, hospice, and private duty home care?I was reading an article about Health South acquiring Reliant Hospital Partners for a reported $740 million.  This follows on the...

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