PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. (May 9, 2019)—KanTime Healthcare Software and Excel Health announced a partnership to bring Excel’s business intelligence to KanTime home health and hospice customers. This strategic alliance includes joint education for KanTime customers to more effectively compete in today’s home health and hospice landscape.

Part of that landscape involves planning for the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) industry-specific payment reform which goes into effect on January 1, 2020. Helping customers transition from the Prospective Payment System (PPS) to PDGM is top of mind for KanTime, as they recently built a side-by-side comparative analysis tool where agencies can estimate patient reimbursements under both the PPS and PDGM models. Excel Health has also been focused on assisting home health and hospice organizations prepare for PDGM and launched pdgmpro.com, a new website where agencies can create a free tailored report to learn more about their admission sources and average visit volumes for payment periods, among other metrics.

“As an enterprise post-acute EMR solution, KanTime is always looking to partner with innovative industry leaders that continually add benefits to the post-acute marketplace; we found that in Excel Health and are excited about what we see as an ideal post-acute partnership,” said Sundar Kannan, KanTime’s founder and CEO. 

Ian Juliano, CEO of Excel Health echoed Kannan’s sentiment, “Pairing our claims data and insights with a truly innovative EMR like KanTime will provide an invaluable growth resource for KanTime’s clients, enabling them to better compete in their existing markets and expand into new ones.”

The leading home health and hospice agencies, including 13 of the industry’s 20 largest organizations, depend on Excel Health for data-driven insights into referral patterns as well as performance metrics for themselves and competitors. KanTime customers who are interested in learning more about how Excel Health can help them fuel growth in 2019 should visit excelhealthgroup.com.