Home Health CoPs Resource Hub

The new Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs) are here! In order to be successful, home health agencies should be prepared. You should identify elements of the revised Home Health CoPs that will require action by your home health agency. You may need to address job descriptions, qualifications, and duties, as well as create or amend policies,

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HEALTHCAREfirst Announces CEU Education Partnership with Curaport

Springfield, Mo. – August 23, 2017 – HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, and advanced analytics, announced a partnership with Curaport, the online education portal leader for home health and hospice.
Through this partnership, HEALTHCAREfirst customers will have access to more than 100 hours of accredited continuing education opportunities and resources designed to help them stay on top of the latest in regulatory changes and industry trends.

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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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Free Webinar: Home Health Regulatory Update

CMS recently released the final rule for the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) for CY2017. What is on the regulatory horizon and how will it affect you? Please join HEALTHCAREfirst for a discussion of the regulatory changes for 2017, including the final rule. Topics include:

Rates/Payment changes
Recalibration of case mix
Outlier payment changes
Quality updates
Home Health Value-Based Purchasing
Pre-Claim Review
Automated denials of claims with no OASIS
Important home health regulatory reminders

The 60-minute webinar will be held on Thursday,

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Home Health CoP Webinar Q&A

Recently, HEALTHCAREfirst partnered with Mary St. Pierre, RN, BSN, MGA for a webinar entitled, “Home Health Conditions of Participation: What You Need to Know.” The webinar was very well attended and many questions were asked throughout the presentation. We have compiled the questions from the webinar in a Q&A document for your convenience.

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Free Webinar: 2014 Regulatory Update for Hospice

2014 Regulatory Update: What’s on the Hospice Regulatory Horizon.
Click here to get today’s webinar handout on the 2014 Regulatory Update.
Please join Deanna Loftus, Director of Regulatory Compliance for HEALTHCAREfirst as she reviews the latest information regarding the Hospice 2014 regulatory update and how it could affect you.

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