Is it Time to Transition to an Outsourced Biller?

As hospice agencies expand in average daily census, they need to ensure they are optimizing their billing practices accordingly. With complex revenue cycle considerations, including Medicare reimbursement, and internal resources that are often spread thin, hospice operators are in a unique position to use optimized billing to grow the bottom line.

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Performance-Based Billing: A Game-Changer for Hospices

As hospice agencies expand in average daily census, they need to ensure they are optimizing their billing practices accordingly. With complex revenue cycle considerations, including Medicare reimbursement, and internal resources that are often spread thin, hospice operators are in a unique position to use optimized billing to grow the bottom line.

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How to Work Remotely as a Hospice Agency

As COVID-19 has spread across the globe, no business or industry has been left unaffected – including hospice care. Everyone in this field has been quickly forced into adjusting operations, processes and more without any real preparation. These unique dynamics have forced agencies to work remotely and face challenges they’ve never thought about before.

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2020 Hospice Rebasing – What You Need to Know

This past August, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the 2020 hospice final rule. Included in this ruling are updates for the hospice wage index, payment rates and most importantly – the cap amount. As a result, this 2020 rule rebases payment rates for continuous home care, general inpatient care and inpatient respite care. Overall, CMS gave hospice a 2.6 percent increase, raising the annual cap to $29,964.78. 

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The Importance of Adapting to a Client’s EMR Platform

Hospice providers can select from a wide variety of electronic medical record (EMR) platforms to store and manage their invaluable information. Unlike most hospice billing services, we pride ourselves on using whichever EMR service our client prefers. We don’t demand a switchover or charge any extra fees. It’s a simple courtesy we provide for every client.  

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