How Home Health Agencies Can Prepare for, Fight PDGM

When it takes effect next year, the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is expected to revolutionize home health agency operations and double billing efforts. As the biggest payment overhaul in years, it’s crucial for providers to spend 2019 preparing for — and fighting certain aspects of — […]

[Webinar] PDGM Risks, Opportunities — and the Future

Date: January 25, 2019Time: 1:00 PM CST – 2:00 PM CSTRegister Now As agencies prepare for upcoming changes associated with the implementation of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), this webinar will combine expert knowledge with practical guidance on best practices to handle one of the biggest adjustments for the industry in many years.Gain insight on: CMS’s intent, […]

PDGM Risks, Opportunities and the Future

Date: Jan. 25, 2019Time: 1:00 p.m. CST – 2:00 p.m. CSTRegister Now As agencies prepare for upcoming changes associated with the implementation of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), this webinar will combine expert knowledge with practical guidance on best practices to handle one of the biggest adjustments for the industry in many years. Gain insights on: CMS’s […]

[Webinar] PDGM Risks, Opportunities — and the Future

Date: January 25, 2019Time: 1:00 PM CST – 2:00 PM CSTRegister Now As agencies prepare for upcoming changes associated with the implementation of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), this webinar will combine expert knowledge with practical guidance on best practices to handle one of the biggest adjustments for the industry in many years.Gain insight on: CMS’s intent, […]

What Is The Capital + Strategy Forum & Why You Need To Be Here

HHCN’s Capital + Strategy Forum is NOT your typical industry conference — it is a catalyst for innovation in the changing home health care space. It brings together the brightest minds to share forward-looking ideas, inspirations and innovations in every aspect of home health, hospice, private duty and more. This is a first-class opportunity to network with thought leaders […]

Transactions: AccentCare Acquires in Texas

AccentCare Acquires Quality Care Services Texas-based AccentCare has expanded its personal care services client base by acquiring Quality Services’ Medicaid attendant care segment, which serves the Beaumont, Texas area. The transaction was effective Feb. 1. The acquired business segment assumed the name of AccentCare’s regional branch in Texas —Texas Home Health. Quality Care Services was […]

Axxess Aims to Give Caregivers More Input

While ride-sharing apps like Uber and Lyft have certainly become common tools across the in-home care industry, one Dallas-based software developer is looking to capitalize on the trend by adapting the on-demand trend for in-home care services—and put power in the hands of nurses with more control over their schedules. Axxess, a developer of cloud-based software solutions for the […]

Home Health Providers Braced for Hurricane Harvey

In anticipation of Hurricane Harvey, local home health care providers geared up to hunker down. The storm, which reached the Texas coastline Friday, August 25, arrived months before home health care agencies are due to comply with new emergency preparedness standards from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a […]

Movers & Shakers: Accurate Home Care’s New President & CEO

Axxess Names Dennis Petroskey as Senior VP of Corporate Communications  Technology company Axxess has named Dennis Petroskey as senior vice president of corporate communications. In this role, he oversees all internal and external communications and messaging for the company. Prior to joining Axxess, Petroskey served as senior vice president of communications for the U.S. Travel […]

How Home Health Agencies Can Stay Off the Fraud Radar

Home health agencies are under more scrutiny when it comes to fraud and improper billings than ever before. In a tougher operational climate with higher pressures and more regulations, home health agencies need to be aware of how to fully comply and avoid the Feds‘ fraud radar. The Medicare Strike Force recently executed the largest fraudulent […]