Recruitment and Retention
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.
03/23/2015
Effective use of your agency’s Facebook page — using advertising strategies such as boosting posts — can help significantly with recruiting new employees.
 
03/09/2015
CMS recently held its first-ever ICD-10 end-to-end testing week, and volunteers already have been selected for an April 27-May 1 testing week.
 

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