LAS VEGAS (August 20, 2019)—The Call For Presentations for Medtrade Spring 2020 is officially open. Medtrade Spring is looking for speakers in a variety of categories to fill the March educational...
How to Evaluate & Improve Your 2023 Patient Outcomes
Conduct a greenfield review to determine readiness for future audits
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 9, 2019)—The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019, signed into law last week by President Donald Trump, includes an extension of the Medicare sequestration cuts for an additional...
AAHomecare Payer Relations Team Focused on NC, Florida MCOs
Legislative efforts and new tools coming
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...
Avoiding Traps in Payer Contracts
Pay attention to language and chargemaster rates
By Susan Jaffe WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 7, 2019)—At least a quarter of a million Medicare beneficiaries may receive bills for as many as five months of premiums they thought they already paid. ...
WASHINGTON D.C. (May 29, 2019)—The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has joined with like-minded organizations to urge Congress to permanently and fully fund Medicare outreach...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 5, 2019)—Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) published a report titled, “Medicare And Medicaid CMS Should Assess Documentation Necessary to Identify...
Building a Better Management Team
How the Willams Bros. Health Care Pharmacy team fosters ROI & the well-being of employees & customers
Understanding HME Commercial Reimbursement
How contract reviews and defined procedures can alter relationships with your problematic payers
February 5, 2019—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the expiration of the Medicare Provider Enrollment Moratoria on Jan. 30, 2019. The announcement includes states...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 5, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched a new app that gives consumers a modernized Medicare experience with direct mobile access to some...
10 Characteristics of Successful Homecare Team Members
The keys for charting a long-term homecare career
The Rising Cost of Care
CMS pressures and caregiver shortages drive up cost
In Brief—CHANGE Act HR 4957/S 2387
Concentrating on High-Value Alzheimer’s Needs to Get to an End