(Louisville, KY – February 5, 2013)  On the heels of PPS Plus Software’s 2nd Annual User Meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi, HEALTHCAREfirst‘s Deyta LLC and PPS Plus Software have agreed to enter a referral-based partnership.

PPS Plus Software and their team of experts are truly thought leaders in the home health industry; their OASIS analysis and coding solutions are first-rate,” said J. Kevin Porter, Deyta’s CEO. “We want our home health clients to have the best possible tools for fulfilling their HHCAHPS® requirements; that’s why we will recommend our clients leverage PPS Plus Software for their OASIS analysis and coding needs.”

Started in 1996 by John Shinn, PPS Plus Software has grown to become a market leader in OASIS analysis, working with hundreds of home health agencies across the country. Their staff includes a talented team of nurses, ICD-9 coders, OASIS specialists and IT professionals. Beyond their software offerings, PPS Plus hosts a number of educational events, from national conferences to regularly scheduled educational webinars.

“No other company has the HHCAHPS knowledge and insight that Deyta has,” said John Shinn, PPS Plus Software’s CEO. “I am impressed with Deyta’s commitment to serve the home care and hospice industry. They are a forward thinking company that is continuously improving their products and services.”

To kick off the partnership, Deyta and PPS Plus Software are hosting a webinar on Feb. 19 at 2 p.m. EST, “PPS Plus Software and Deyta—Taking Patient Care to the Next Level with HHCAHPS.”

This online event will be presented by PPS Plus Software’s President, John Shinn and Deyta’s VP of Home Health Care, Bill Bassett. Bill will give an in-depth look at Deyta’s comprehensive HHCAHPS program and offer insight on choosing the right HHCAHPS vendor. John and Bill will discuss the new partnership and speak to each of their company’s combined benefits for the home health market.

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