CMS has released the Final FY 2020 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update Rule. Included in the rule is changes to reimbursement for each level of care, significant changes to the Notice of Election and updates to the Quality Reporting Program. In this webinar we will take a deep dive into the final rule and identify steps agencies should take now to be prepared for 2020.
Leaders can’t do it on their own. You need your team engaged and able to work together to reach improved patient and operational outcomes. Sounds easy right? In this webinar we will identify leadership skills that promote engagement, ways to improve staff engagement and identify team building activities that address weaknesses in your team.
Hospices are under focus for documentation to support Medicare claims by the Supplemental Medical Review Contractors. In this webinar we will identify the documentation requirements for each level of care and provide tips to improve your staff documentation.
This is a FREE webinar thanks to Excel Health Group! All too often, as providers become deeply immersed in the avalanche of regulatory details and changes coming from CMS, we miss opportunities to better understand emerging growth opportunities coming from an ever changing marketplace. This webinar focuses on how the youngest baby boomers will influence post-acute care in the future and how industry trends show a bright future for providers who are ready to take advantage of the expansion opportunities that are coming.
Employers and HR managers have repeatedly expressed their dismay about missing out because their Work Opportunity Tax Credit applications weren’t handled professionally.
Home Health Care agencies are all looking for ways to increase their revenues. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is the most overlooked mechanism for an improved bottom line in the industry. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is a federal credit that allows companies to claim $2,400 to $9,600 for each eligible new hire. Completing a simple form for each new hire could earn your company hundreds-thousands of dollars in federal tax credits.
A debate has been brewing over the past few years surrounding the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) mandatory and voluntary bundled payment programs. The eventual goal is to shift healthcare providers from fee-for-service payment models to those that are value-based, the most popular being mandatory and voluntary bundled payments. Click to read it all!