Home Health CoPs Come Into Effect

Home health care agencies are complying with new regulations as the Conditions of Participation (CoPs) went into effect January 13. Providers are working to meet the new requirements for participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs without the finalized interpretive guidelines (IGs), which offer more detailed information on certain measures. The Centers for Medicare & […]

Dos and Don’ts of Template Use in Home Health Documentation

Electronic medical record (EMR) templates can be a useful tool for clinicians to create truly defensible documentation—as long as they don’t rely on them too much. “Templates should be customizable for each patient, not just placed in the record as a canned product,” Sheila Sizemore, director of advisory and consulting services at Corridor Group, said […]

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 […]