Blog

Visit this page often for weekly blog posts that we think you’ll find interesting and helpful.

Topics may range from “Connecting a care team to effectively implement an individualized education plan” to “Elder-specific issues in care coordination.” We think unlocking potential and enhancing care outcomes includes keeping everyone informed of new and better ways to organize and coordinate care in patient-centric ways…

Why are ACOs so interested in Home Health Services?

In recent news, the National Association of ACOs announced it is pushing Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to rethink its positions on what qualifies a patient for home health services. While home-based care is rising at a...

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How Good Home Health Care Agencies Lose Money With Bad Records

Medicare is now poised to do a better job at reviewing home health care agency payment claims through its new initiative called Review Choice Demonstration. Illinois is the first state to start this new claim review process, starting June 1st,...

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How Home Health Care Can Help With Senior Behavioral Health Decline

The considerable rise in home healthcare services is certainly one of the best things to happen to the aging population, well known as the Baby Boomers. When you consider this generation is an independent and hearty one, staying in their own home...

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Mergers And Acquisitions Of Home Care Agencies Raise New Concerns

If you are interested in home care news, you will find the sites that deliver such information littered with an explosive trend in the home care industry; mergers and acquisitions. While this cannibalizing of competitors has been going on in the...

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Why High Turnover In Home Health Care Agencies Means Great Risk For Everyone

Home health care agencies are blossoming before our very eyes. The state of healthcare costs warrants more and more in-home care services, with the promise of a bright future for those who endeavor to meet the demands. It shouldn’t surprise...

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What Can We Be Doing Better To Mitigate Bullying?

We’ve been talking about bullying in public schools for quite a while now. Indeed it is a problem. There is no doubt bullying has cost us all money, blood, sweat and tears...and even lives. Nevertheless, the threat of intimidation is just as real...

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What Can Insurance Companies Do To Keep In-Home Care Costs Down?

The message is clear no matter what news channel you find yourself watching; the cost of medical care keeps going up with no end in sight. This realization has sent insurance companies scrambling to figure out how to keep a lid on costs so they...

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Is Your Child's Inclusive Summer Camp Inclusive Enough?

My daughter came home from day 3 of her week-long culinary camp to ask if she had to go the next day. I was stunned by her sheepish demeanor. She was elated at the idea of a solid 5 days of cooking and baking. I was grateful this didn’t involve...

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The Questions Parents Have That IEP Reports Don't Cover

Dear School District;

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Why Improving Patient Engagement Should Be Your Top Priority

Picture a scenario such as this: You’ve been tasked with the job of building a dream house on a serene private beach for an ambitious client looking to push the boundaries of architectural design. This is the job you’ve been waiting for all your...

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