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  • Five Strategies to Boost Patient Care through Revenue Cycle Management
    Revenue cycle management (RCM) lies at the heart of a long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) provider’s operation.  Without the proper processes in place, cash flow slows down, bad debt increases and customer satisfaction declines. So how can your LTPAC organization optimize its RCM function? We recommend starting with the five strategies outlined below.
  • CMS to Implement Changes to Beneficiary Identifiers
    Since the inception of the Medicare program in 1965, beneficiaries have been identified by a Social Security number-based identifier known as the Health Insurance Claim (HIC) number.  This unique identifier has been used to determine the beneficiary for all Medicare transactions such as eligibility, billing and claim status inquiries.  As a means to help fight […]
  • Home Health's Best Kept Secret: Outpatient Therapy
    With reimbursement rates and profit margins shrinking and unfunded mandates and regulations increasing, home health agencies must look for ways to diversify services all while increasing revenue. One home health service that agencies can offer is home health outpatient therapy, despite it not always being provided in a clinic, hospital or private practice.
  • Tips on Preparing a Final LTPAC Annual Expense Budget
    For long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) providers, budget season is here! In fact, most organizations are already in the midst of finalizing their numbers for approval in the upcoming year. Every industry approaches budgeting differently, but when it comes to long-term care, there are certain areas that require special attention. The most frequent budget-related questions I […]
  • PointClickCare®’s Point of Care (POC) Experience: If It Isn’t Documented, It Didn’t Happen
    To some in the skilled nursing facility (SNF) arena, documentation can seem unnecessary and overly time consuming. However, when documentation isn’t completed, there is no proof that what happened, happened.  In SNF settings, documenting resident care is required from not only the licensed staff, but also nurse assistants.
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