[Sponsored] How Telehealth Tools Are Keeping Care Providers and Patients Safe During COVID-19

On Sunday, March 22, when New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York Department of Health announced that in-home caregivers had to be screened for COVID-19 before entering a client’s home, Stacy Marzik of Alliance Homecare immediately wondered how the company would screen its more than 300 caregivers. Marzik is operations manager at New […]

[Sponsored] 5 Ways Home-Based Care Can Lead During COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis is rapidly reshaping the needs and burdens of our national health system. Not only are the number of confirmed cases rising exponentially, but because of that influx of patients, hospitals are changing the way they intake, care for and discharge patients. As a result, hospitals are more inclined to discharge non-COVID patients […]

Voices: Craig Mandeville, CEO and Founder, Forcura

This article is sponsored by Forcura. In this Voices interview, Home Health Care News sits down with Forcura CEO and founder Craig Mandeville to learn about the gaps he saw in the referral and order management process that led him to found his company, how home health providers are tapping into data to address the […]

[Sponsored] EVV in 2020: How States Are Preparing

EVV is here to stay. Since the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act in 2016, Electronic Visit Verification, or EVV, has rewritten the parameters by which providers of Medicaid personal care services (PCS) and home health services log their visits. Technically, the Cures Act mandates that all Medicaid-funded PCS use EVV as of Jan. […]

[Sponsored] 3 Questions Home Care Agencies Should Ask About EVV

New Year’s Day brought a new era for Electronic Visit Verification (EVV), as the 21st Century Cures Act ushered in the mandate that all states must implement EVV for all Medicaid personal care services (PCS) that require in-home care visits. States that fail to do so are subject to incremental Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) […]

Voices: Tom Lillis, Associate Partner, Stoneridge Partners

This article is sponsored by Stoneridge Partners. In this Voices interview, Home Health Care News sits down with Tom Lillis, associate partner at Stoneridge Partners and leader of the new Stoneridge Strategic Consulting Group. Tom tells us what impact he expects the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) to have on the industry in 2020 and why […]

[Sponsored] 3 Ways Talent Experts Are Impacting Home Health Care in 2020

Ask home health operators for their top challenge in 2020, and again and again, the answer comes back: staffing. In the 2019 State of Home Health Care Staffing Survey from Home Health Care News, 66% of respondents said that staffing challenges are “very impactful” on their organizations’ ability to grow business.  But dig a little […]

Voices: William Simione III, Managing Principal, Simione Healthcare Consultants

This article is sponsored by Simione Healthcare Consultants. In this Voices interview, Home Health Care News sat down with Simione Healthcare Consultants Managing Principal William “Billy” Simione III to get his take on the biggest challenges for home health and hospice providers in 2020, what data points and metrics home health and hospice providers should […]