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What the CMS Pre-Claim Review Demonstration Means for your Home Health Agency

Posted by John Blake on February 24, 2017

 

 

Home health agencies serving Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries are up in arms (and rightly so) with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Pre-Claim Review Demonstration that is now underway after a delayed start. With Illinois, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, and Michigan slated for the pilot program, many worry how they will withstand a program that mandates them to submit to a pre-claim review process. Weeding out fraud, abuse and improper payments are at the root of this program, but many fear that they are being penalized unfairly.

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Topics: Home Health, Home Care, Medicare

16th Gulf Coast Home Care Conference & Exhibition: Know Before You Go

Posted by Jason Lewallen on July 21, 2016

 

We are steadily approaching the 16th Annual Gulf Coast Home Care Conference and Exhibition held this year in Point Clear, Alabama. This show brings together members from The Home Care Association of Alabama, The Homecare Association of Louisiana, and the Mississippi Association of Home Care for three days of expert guidance for home health agencies.

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Topics: Sales Management, Home Health, Trade Shows, Home Infusion, Hospice

NAHC 2016 Financial Management Conference & Expo: Know Before You Go

Posted by Jason Lewallen on July 6, 2016

 

The Red Rock Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada is the setting for the National Association of Home Health and Hospice’s Annual Financial Management Conference. This conference is distinctly focused on management, billing, and financial issues facing agencies today. Each year, this conference is very forward-thinking and arms the attendees with the knowledge they need to thrive in a changing healthcare and regulatory landscape.

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Topics: Sales Management, Home Health, Trade Shows, Hospice, Palliative Care, NAHC

DecisionHealth Home Health Administrator’s Summit: Know Before You Go

Posted by Jason Lewallen on May 5, 2016

 

The DecisionHealth Home Health Administrator’s Summit will be held at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, May 11–13, 2016. The wealth of knowledge combined with top-notch speakers make DecisionHealth events some of the highest-value conferences we attend. This year in particular, they seem to have some incredible speakers and I personally am excited to attend. In this blog, I will focus on the main conference dates, but if you can, you will not want to miss Rob Rossi from CareForce Solutions during the pre-conference on May 11. He has the unique ability to make difficult technology decisions manageable for agencies that would normally struggle to make appropriate choices.

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Topics: Sales, Home Health, DecisionHealth, Trade Shows, Marketing

AHHC Annual Convention & Expo: Know Before You Go

Posted by Jason Lewallen on April 4, 2016

 

I’ve attended AHHC Annual Convention & Expo the last two years and met some incredible folks along the way. Judy Penn and her team put together one of the best conferences of the year for both quality sessions and exhibitor interactions. This year the event is being held at The Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, North Carolina and it looks to be an exciting event.

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Topics: Sales, Home Health, Home Care, Trade Shows, Hospice, Marketing

Home Health Technology Summit: Know Before You Go

Posted by Jason Lewallen on March 9, 2016

 

The Home Health Technology Summit is just around the corner! It’s being held at The Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans, and while it’s target audience is all home-based services, it is hosted by HME News, one of the top Home Medical Equipment publications in the country.

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Topics: Technology, Home Health, HME, Trade Shows, HME News, Post-Acute Care

The HCSMS Executive Strategic Summit: Know Before You Go

Posted by Jason Lewallen on January 19, 2016

 

I have been a member of the Home Care Sales and Marketing Society for two years now and each conference I go to see is uniquely designed to challenge “the way we’ve always done things” and to inspire it’s attendees to become market leaders through sales and management initiatives. The Home Care Sales & Marketing Society’s Executive Strategic Summit brings another layer to their offerings. By focusing solely on executive management, they are able to offer specific strategic guidance that can transform an entire agency in just few weeks.


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Topics: Sales, Home Health, Trade Shows

The Northeastern Home Health Leadership Summit: Know Before You Go

Posted by Jason Lewallen on January 12, 2016

 

The Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit’s 14th Annual conference will be at The Colonnade Hotel in Boston, MA this year and runs from January 19th -21st. This is a future-focused conference for executives looking to push their agencies to the next level by offering information and guidance in leadership and the changing face of home health.

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Topics: Home Health, Trade Shows

The HCAF Winter Gathering: Know Before You Go

Posted by Jason Lewallen on January 5, 2016

 

The HCAF Winter Gathering will be held at GALLERYone in Fort Lauderdale from January 11th-12th for certified agencies and from the 12th-13th for private duty agencies and nurse registries. This conference will offer opportunities for networking between Medicare-certified agencies and their private duty counterparts and shows HCAF’s commitment to the senior care spectrum.

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Topics: Home Health, Private Duty, Home Care, Trade Shows

AHHC of North Carolina’s Annual Leadership Conference

Posted by Jason Lewallen on September 10, 2015

 

The Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina’s Annual Leadership Conference will be held Sept. 21–22, 2015 at the Holiday Inn Resort at Wrightsville Beach. What I really like about this conference is that most of the sessions are uniquely crafted to focus on decisions made at a management level and come from leaders who work or have worked closely in the home care, home health or hospice field. It doesn’t hurt that this year’s conference is located directly on the beach!

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Topics: Sales, Tradeshows, Home Health

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