Medicare Fraud: Home Health & Hospice Agencies Beware

Over the years, our industry has seen reports of crimes related to Medicare fraud including conspiracy to commit health care fraud, violations of the anti-kickback statutes, and money laundering. Recently, the OIG released its Health Care Fraud and Abuse Control Program Report for FY2017. In its report, the OIG discusses several significant criminal and civil investigations into fraudulent practices by home health and hospice agencies.

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HEALTHCAREfirst Executive Vice President of Sales to Serve on HCTAA Advisory Board

Springfield, Mo. – March 13, 2018 – HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys, and advanced analytics, announced today that Brad Caldwell, Executive Vice President of Sales, has been selected to serve as a member of the 2018 Home Care Technology Association of America (HCTAA) advisory board.

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HEALTHCAREfirst Announces New Strategic Partnership with ABILITY Network

Springfield, Mo. and Minneapolis, Mn. – March 29, 2017 – HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, and advanced analytics, announced their partnership with ABILITY Network, a leading information technology company. ABILITY Network helps providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare through innovative revenue cycle and clinical management applications and data analytics.

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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.

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HEALTHCAREfirst Announces Interface with Qualis Management to Improve DME Management for Hospice

Springfield, Missouri – January 12, 2016 – HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, and advanced analytics, announced its partnership with Qualis Management, the nation’s first DME management company that enables hospices to effectively manage DME orders, costs, and utilization to provide the best patient experience.

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HEALTHCAREfirst to Highlight Home Health Regulatory Changes and Challenges for 2017 in Complimentary Webinar

 
Springfield, Missouri – November 23, 2016 – HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, and advanced analytics, announced that it is hosting a complimentary webinar detailing upcoming 2017 home health regulatory changes and challenges, including the CY 2017 HH PPS Final Rule.

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