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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

Attention Home Health Agencies: CAHPS Deadline Approaching

HHCAHPS Vendors Must Submit Data Soon. This Thursday, January 17, 2013, is the deadline for Medicare certified home health agencies (HHAs) that served 59 or fewer unduplicated patients from April 1, 2011 through March 31, 2012 who met HHCAHPS survey-eligibility criteria to submit an exemption from participating in the HHCAHPS Survey for the calendar year […]

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January 14, 2013

Updated Home Health Care CAHPS (HHCAHPS) Preview Reports Available

Time to Review Your Data. Home Health Care CAHPS (HHCAHPS) Survey Preview reports are now available for Medicare-certified home health agencies (HHAs). Review your data now as it will be published on the Home Health Compare website (www.medicare.gov) sometime on or after July 19, 2012. The updated results are based on data collected from patients […]

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July 3, 2012

Home Health Care CAHPS (HHCAHPS) Survey Exemption Request Form

Home Health Agencies May Apply for Exemption. Medicare-certified home health agencies (HHAs) that served 59 or fewer unduplicated patients from April 1, 2011 through March 31, 2012 who met HHCAHPS survey-eligibility criteria are eligible for an exemption from participating in the HHCAHPS Survey for the calendar year (CY) 2014 annual payment update (APU). HHAs seeking […]

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June 18, 2012

Public Reporting of Home Health Care (HHCAHPS) begins in April

HEALTHCAREfirst Home Health Software Users Can Utilize HHCAHPS Export. Agencies using HEALTHCAREfirst can use the HHCAHPS data export feature and reporting tools to generate and review submission files.  HEALTHCAREfirst’s approved vendor list can be accessed here. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin publicly reporting results from the Home Health Care CAHPS […]

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March 29, 2012

Announcement: Home Health Care CAHPS Survey Reminders

HEALTHCAREfirst Home Health Software Users Can Utilize CAHPS Data Export Tool. Agencies who served 59 or fewer eligible patients between 4/1/10 and 3/31/11 must submit their exemption request forms by 1/21/2012 for 2013 CY HH CAHPS. All CAHPS vendors must submit 3rd quarter 2011 data by 1/23/12 by 11:59PM. Home Health Agencies that have not […]

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January 17, 2012