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Home Health Medicare News: First Hospital Compare Star Ratings

Home Health Medicare News: Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the first time introduced  on Hospital Compare, the agency’s public information website, to make it easier for consumers to choose a hospital and understand the quality of care they deliver....

Posted by Nathan Hope on May 18, 2015

Home Health Software: Tips for Successful EMR Implementations

Transitioning into a new EMR (electronic medical records) system can be a frightening and intimidating process for many agencies seeking new home health software. Without proper planning, the process can indeed turn somewhat chaotic and cause more problems than it was intended to...

Posted by Nathan Hope on May 15, 2015

Home Health Medicare News: CMS Announces Patient Survey and OASIS Star Ratings

Home Health Medicare News: Beginning January 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) plan to roll out a new star ratings category that is primarily focused on feedback from patient phone surveys. The “Patient Survey Star Ratings” will be based on data from the Home Health...

Posted by Nathan Hope on May 14, 2015

Home Health Medicare News: CMS Releases First Ever Compare Star Ratings

Home Health Medicare News: Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for the first time introduced star ratings on Hospital Compare, the agency’s public information website, to make it easier for consumers to choose a hospital and understand the quality of care they...

Posted by Nathan Hope on Apr 24, 2015

Home Health Software: Risk Management/Performance Improvement

Home Health Software - Risk Management/Performance Improvement

CHAP & Medicare require that “The group of professional personnel meets frequently to advise the agency on professional issues, to participate in the evaluation of the agency’s program...” Using the MyHomecareBiz...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Mar 17, 2015

Home Health Marketing: Patient Satisfaction is More Important than...

Your home health business plan must consider home health marketing. And home health marketing must consider patient satisfaction.  It all starts with ObamaCare and the Affordable Care Act

What does the Affordable Care Act have to do with it?

The Patient Protection and Affordable...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Dec 18, 2014

Home Health Care Marketing and the Affordable Care Act

Home Health Care Marketing - Your home health Business Plan must consider home health marketing. And home health marketing must consider patient satisfaction.

It all starts with ObamaCare.

Posted by Melissa Cott on Dec 3, 2014

Home Health Software: Tips for a Successful EMR Implementation

Home Health Software - Transitioning into a new EMR (electronic medical records) system can be a frightening and intimidating process for many agencies. Without proper planning, the process can indeed turn somewhat chaotic and cause more problems than it was intended to solve. We at...

Posted by Nathan Hope on Dec 2, 2014