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Breaking Down the New Home Health Conditions of Participation: QAPI

Update: On Friday, March 31, 2017, CMS issued a proposed rule to change the new Home Health Conditions of Participation effective date from July 13, 2017 to January 13, 2018. While this change in effective date is currently just a proposed rule, it is expected that the final rule will be consistent with the proposal. […]

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April 7, 2017

Announcing the 2016 HHCAHPS Honors Recipients

HEALTHCAREfirst recently announced the recipients of the 2016 HHCAHPS Honors, a prominent program recognizing home health agencies that provide the highest level of quality as measured from the patient’s point of view. The official list of recipients was unveiled last week at the Welcome Reception of the NAHC Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL. Developed by […]

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October 31, 2016

HEALTHCAREfirst Releases Home Health White Paper

We are pleased to announce the release of a new white paper that takes a look at the current state of the home health industry and proposes new solutions for success. The white paper, “The Future of Home Health: A New Approach to Success,” was developed to identify the challenges faced by home health agencies […]

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October 13, 2016

Home Health Quality of Patient Care Star Rating

CMS Adds Two Star Ratings that Assists Consumers in Selecting a Home Health Provider. Consumers are often in an urgent state to find a home health provider and quickly look to the Home Health Compare (HHC) website for answers. While the intention is to provide an easy and reliable source of information as to the […]

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September 10, 2015