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All Posts by Meghan Henry

Streamlining Your Home Health Agency’s Workflow is Easier than You Think

Home health care agencies must balance effective patient services with efficient, sound business principles. Trying to maintain all aspects associated with managing a HHA can be overwhelming. However, utilizing software and services developed and supported by people who understand the challenges of running an agency can help you streamline your processes so you can put patients before paperwork. […]

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February 16, 2017

HEALTHCAREfirst Announces Company-Wide Workforce Growth

Springfield, Missouri – February 17, 2017 – HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, and advanced analytics, announced expansion of its workforce to meet the rapidly increasing market demand for its products and services as well as the growing needs of its customers. Growth is expected to continue through […]

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February 16, 2017

Are You Using the Correct HCPCS Code for the Influenza Vaccine?

Home health and hospice providers should verify with their clinical and billing staff that they are using the correct HCPCS code when submitting claims for the administration of the influenza virus vaccine. The Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) have begun notifying providers of incorrect usage since they have received claims with hospital-specific codes. Home Health and Hospice […]

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February 9, 2017

Hospice Management Solutions That Make Your Life Easier

Hospice management is no simple task. It involves many processes aimed at streamlining workflow, effectively managing employees, accurately and securely completing paperwork, all while providing patients with the highest quality of care. With so many elements involved, it can be easy for hospice agencies to become overwhelmed. But with hospice management solutions from HEALTHCAREfirst, there […]

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February 6, 2017

HEALTHCAREfirst Announces Partnership with MEDsys Software Solutions for Electronic Visit Verification Interface

  Springfield, Mo. – February 3, 2017 – HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, and advanced analytics, announced its partnership with MEDsys Software Solutions, a home care industry technology services leader, to enable home health agencies to easily satisfy Texas electronic visit verification (EVV) requirements. The […]

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February 2, 2017

Six Powerful Benefits of EHR Software

EHR software has some exceptional benefits for health care providers that can make a positive impact on workplace efficiency and care quality. Not only can it drastically improve workflow performance and effectiveness, but it also saves significant hours that would otherwise be spent tracking down records, correcting document inaccuracies, and waiting on additional care providers […]

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February 1, 2017

How Your Home Health or Hospice Agency Can Benefit from Healthcare IT

Healthcare Information Technology is quickly improving the safety and efficiency of the health delivery system. Technology is changing the healthcare industry for the better, as medical professionals are able to provide better quality care using electronic health records. Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) is an umbrella term that encapsulates the management of health information across computerized […]

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January 30, 2017

Improving Home Health and Hospice Patient Care Through Software Solutions

Home health and hospice patient care covers a broad spectrum, including everything from patient admission to point-of-care services to discharge. Home health and hospice EHR software solutions improve patient care by organizing patient records, expediting needed care, and providing valuable assistance when needed. Not only should home health and hospice care providers inform patients with […]

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January 29, 2017

CMS Publishes Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs)

On January 13, 2017, CMS published the Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs) final rule in the Federal Register. This regulation, which includes amended provisions to a proposed rule that was posted over two years ago, will become effective on July 13, 2017. CMS finalized several updates to the CoPs. As summarized by CMS in […]

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January 26, 2017

HEALTHCAREfirst Closes Strong 2016, Highlights Continued Growth Plans for 2017

  Springfield, Missouri – January 26, 2016 – HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, and advanced analytics, announced that it closed 2016 with one of the strongest 4th quarters in corporate history. “HEALTHCAREfirst had an outstanding year in 2016. We continue to mature and innovate, confirming our position […]

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January 25, 2017
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