Recruitment and Retention
01/23/2017
Pay close attention to how clinical supervisors’ time is spent. Consider whether certain tasks to move documents through the revenue cycle could be performed instead by clerical staff or quality improvement staff.
01/09/2017
Stop posting full, long job applications on your agency’s website if your site isn’t mobile friendly.
09/02/2016
The following are additional pre-claim review questions posed to consultants Arlene Maxim and Rebecca Friedman Zuber.
07/18/2016
One of the nation’s largest privately-held home health care companies will be gifted to a newly created non-profit foundation, which will become the agency’s majority owner over the next several years.
04/11/2016
As the home health industry makes a shift toward value-based purchasing, agencies that wish to stay competitive have to consider updating their job descriptions for quality managers as they seek qualified candidates for this important position.
03/28/2016
Home health agencies and hospices ensnared in the massive backlog of appeals at the administrative law judge (ALJ) level should consider taking part in a pilot project by the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals.
03/21/2016
Protect yourself and your agency by taking action if an employee steals or harms colleagues or patients or otherwise provides “cause for immediate termination.”
12/07/2015
Hiring internationally is a legitimate option for some agencies where, for instance, there is a shortage of available clinicians.
11/16/2015
The average salary for home health coders is up 25% when compared to just five years ago. Salaries have continued to increase every year.
09/21/2015
The future Medicare role of accountable care organizations (ACOs) appears to be in the eye of the beholder.

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