WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 13, 2019)—The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA 2018) included a provision permitting physician assistants (PAs), beginning Jan. 1, 2019, to serve as hospice attending...
How Hospice Agencies Can Be a Resource for Families After Patient Death
Handling medical equipment and prescriptions for hospice patients
3 Accreditation Checks to Avoid Surprises
Questions to ask your team when performing a quality check-up
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 2, 2019)—On Wednesday, July 31, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) posted its final disposition of the FY2020 payment rule titled, “Medicare...
ATLANTA (July 24, 2019)—Brightree announced results from the first-of-its-kind survey in post-acute care, revealing a significant gap between what referring providers and health systems want, and...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (July 9, 2019)—More than 80% of Medicare-reimbursed hospice agencies were cited with a deficiency between 2012 and 2016, according to a new report issued by the U.S. Office of...
Harnessing the Power of Grassroots Advocacy
How you can speak up for homecare & hospice
DALLAS (June 10, 2019)—Home health care provider, Axxess has released Axxess Hospice, a software solution to address the unique needs of hospice providers. Axxess Hospice was custom-built by hospice...
DALLAS, Texas (April 24, 2019)—Homecare Homebase (HCHB) a provider of mobile home health and hospice software has become the EMR solution for Hosparus Health, a not for profit hospice and palliative...
Exploring the Trends Behind a Rise in Home Health Transactions
A multifaceted approach to M&A activity
SHOREVIEW, Minn. (April 11, 2019)—Maxwell Healthcare Associates (MHA), a home health and hospice consulting firm, announced tremendous company growth led by tripling its year-over-year top-line...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (April 3, 2019)—Encompass Health Corp., the fourth-largest provider of Medicare-certified skilled home health services, will buy the assets of the privately owned Alacare Home...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 18, 2019)—The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), released its annual March report to Congress on March 15, 2019. MedPAC is required to produce this report;...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 7, 2019)—The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) invites you to join us at the in Washington, D.C. on April 1 and 2, 2019, for the annual March on...
PHOENIX (January 24, 2019)—In just two decades, enrollment in hospice care has increased more than seven times from 210,000 to more than 1.5 million. To honor the countless professionals caring for...
CARY, N.C. (December 6, 2018)—Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) has announced a new partnership with Imark Billing that allows Imark Billing customers to receive special pricing on...