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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 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 heals...

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5 Tips to Ponder When Choosing Long Term Care Education

Providing long term care education for aides is one of the best ways to improve the quality of your organization. It increases employee satisfaction, improves client satisfaction, gives you an edge over the competition, and reduces your...

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How to Count ICD-10 As A Thanksgiving Blessing

Thanksgiving Day is a time of feasting and family togetherness. It is a time filled with traditions, ranging from Grandma’s secret pumpkin pie recipe to father’s responsibility to carve the turkey and neatly separate it into white and dark...

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