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CareForum 2019: The WellSky User Conference

Join us Sept. 9-11 in Kansas City for CareForum 2019. With world-class education and inspiration, this is the ultimate conference for health and community care professionals.
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The top 10 things to know about the 2020 Home Health Proposed Rule and PDGM

As PDGM begins, many well-established agency processes for care management, service utilization, and revenue cycle will become obsolete. This tip sheet provides a great overview of the top issues that you and your team must understand about CMS’s plans for your near term future.
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MDS Coding's Impact on PDPM Reimbursement

Documentation and coding have significant impacts on MDS reimbursement. This important tip sheet will help your entire care team code to maximize reimbursement, helping your facility avoid financial difficulties.
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Five strategies to get more value out of reporting

Learn how to sift through the numbers to get more value out of your rehabilitation reporting in this free tip sheet.
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Understanding CMS's Groundbreaking IRF Settlement

The timeframe to submit an IRF to submit an appeal to CMS is coming to an end. Use these FAQs to help your team better understand the big ideas of the CMS's groundbreaking IRF settlement.
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How to Track and Measure Patient Experience

This helpful guide provides four tips for creating an effective and positive patient experience. Learn how to turn patients into fans, helping you boost referrals.
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WellSky Equipment Management overview

WellSky Equipment Management gives you the tools you need to electronically enter and manage routine or ad hoc laboratory equipment maintenance tasks in real-time.
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CAR-T data management simplified

The growing use of CAR-T therapy presents new data management challenges for both clinics and labs. WellSky Biotherapies can help solve them.
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FAQs from the webinar: Dementia and hospice: what you need to know to avoid penalties and give better guidance

Learn how Marcia Levetown, MD, MMM, HMDC, FAAHPM answers some of the most popular questions asked during a recently-recorded webinar in this new FAQ document.
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FAQs from the webinar: PDGM readiness: What about therapy?

Get answers around PDGM readiness and therapy. Gina Mazza, BSN, RN, CPHQ and Kerry Termine, DPT, COQS, BCHH-C share some of the most popular questions asked during their recent webinar in this new FAQ document.
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PDPM calculator - learn how PDPM will affect your organization

The Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) calculator illustrates how a resident is classified for payment purposes, and how per diem payment is calculated under PDPM. Make sure your team is ready for go live.
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FAQs from the webinar: The hospice service intensity add-on and best practices for end-of-life care

Read this helpful FAQ tip sheep to help you and your team understand the hospice SIA, written by Catherine Dehlin, RN, BSN,CHPN, CHCM, Director of Hospice Services for Fazzi Associates.
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Five tips for purchasing a transfusion software module

Whether you’re looking to replace an existing system or implement from scratch, there are several key factors to consider when choosing a new transfusion software module for your blood bank. This resource offers five tips for choosing the right one.
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Blood safety checklist

Ensure your blood supply is handled and distributed safely. Download this handy checklist to make sure you’re following proper protocol with your blood supply.
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5 Facts: Florida APD's iConnect

Florida's Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) is moving up to a powerful new data system - IConnect. Here are answeres to common questions you may have about the provider-related features in iConnect.
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EHR Checklist for Behavioral Health & IDD

There are many changes coming to Florida and North Carolina that will change the way agencies provide services and receive reimbursement. WellSky developed this resource to help you find the system right for your agency.
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5 Facts: NC HealthConnex

Very soon, North Carolina providers must be connected to NC HealthConnex to receive many types of government reimbursement. This brief tip sheet points out key aspects of the requirement you need to consider.
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FAQs from the webinar: Hospice compliance 2019: confronting a surprising new survey focus

Hospice surveyors are increasingly focused on issues relating to hospice administration. Get answers to questions about hospice compliance with renowned hospice attorney Robert W. Markette.
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FAQs from the webinar: Effective case conferences: the key to quality case management

Get answers to questions about effective case conferences. Read this FAQ tip sheet by home health executive consultant Jill Dyer, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O of J.I.D. Consulting & Coding.
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PDGM: leadership and change management

Whether PDGM represents a gain or a loss for your agency will depend in large part on leadership. Agency leaders must show their teams how to cope and thrive in this time of change. In this important article, Gina Mazza, BSN, RN, CPHQ, shares helpful tips for agency leaders who are navigating highly significant changes today.
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FAQs from the Webinar - Levels of care in hospice: what you need to know and what you need to do

Get answers to questions about levels of care in hospice. Read this FAQ tip sheet by pioneering hospice physician Marcia Levetown, MD, MMM, HMDC, FAAHPM.
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Technology capabilities list for SUA information systems

When considering technology to manage Aging and Adult Services programs, SUAs and other agencies should use best practice capabilities to establish requirements for vendors and their solutions.
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FAQs from the webinar: Getting a headstart on PDGM: an overview for all home health leaders and staff

Get answers to questions about PDGM. Read this FAQ tip sheet by Senior Vice President of Regulations and Compliance at Fazzi Associates, Gina Mazza BSN, RN, CPHQ.
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FAQs from the webinar: 2019 home health final rule

Get answers to questions about PDGM and the final rule. Read this FAQ tip sheet by Sharon Harder and Jill Dyer to learn what these changes mean for you and your agency.
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How post-acute care agencies outsource coding to win

Download this tip sheet from coding experts at Fazzi Associates to learn how coding services can increase efficiency at home health and hospice agencies.
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Home health & hospice compliance alert: fall/winter 2018 edition

Download your fall/winter 2018 compliance alert for home health & hospice by compliance expert Sharon Harder. In it, you’ll find the essential information post-acute care providers need to know now.
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DME & pharmacy software checklist: 8 ways to automate your business using technology

Download our free guide to ensure your DME and pharmacy business is using software technology to its fullest potential.
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FAQs from the webinar: OASIS-C2 to OASIS-D: making a successful transition

Get answers to questions about the new OASIS-D data set for home health, and learn what the change means for your agency. By OASIS specialist Jennifer Warfield.
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Home infusion software checklist: 8 key goals your technology must help you achieve

Download our free guide to ensure your home infusion pharmacy is using technology to its fullest potential.
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The clinician’s guide to the new Conditions of Participation: part 3: QAPI

Download this handy guide to help home health clinicians develop and maintain compliant QAPI programs, as required by the new CoPs. By clinical expert Jill Dyer.
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FAQs from the webinar: revenue cycle management strategies for success

Get answers to questions about Pre-Claim Review's return and revenue cycle management in home health. By consultant Sharon Harder.
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FAQs from the webinar: hospice revocations: risk factors and preventive strategies

Does your hospice team know how you can help reduce revocations? Dr. Marcia Levetown shares helpful strategies and answers to your questions in this tip sheet.
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FAQs from the webinar: what surveyors are looking for now

Download to get answers to your questions about the new CoPs survey standards in home health. Written by clinical expert Jill Dyer.
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The Clinician’s Guide to the New Conditions of Participation: Part 2: The Comprehensive Assessment

Download this guide to help home health clinicians complete compliant comprehensive assessments required in the CoPs. By clinical expert Jill Dyer.
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FAQs from the Webinar: Survey Preparedness Under the New Home Health CoPs

Get answers to your questions about how to ensure your home health agency is survey ready under the new CoPs. By clinical expert Jill Dyer.
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FAQs from the Webinar: Survey Scrutiny and Your Hospice: New Issues, New Insights

Download to get answers to your questions about how hospices can ace surveys in 2018. By health care attorney Robert W. Markette, Jr., CHC.
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The Clinician’s Guide to the New Conditions of Participation: Part 1: Introduction to Patient Rights

Download this handy guide to help home health clinicians comply with patient rights standards included in the CoPs. By clinical expert Jill Dyer.
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FAQs from the Webinar: Juggling the New CoPs and Other Applicable Laws

Get answers to your questions about how the new CoPs interact with existing laws. By home health attorney Robert W. Markette, Jr., CHC.
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FAQs from the Webinar: Deprescribing in Hospice

Does your hospice know when to deprescribe medications? Pioneering hospice physicians has answers to this question and more in this vital resource.
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New Requirements for Home Health Aides

Download this essential guide to new requirements for home health aides under the new Conditions of Participation (CoPs). By home health clinical expert, Jill Dyer.
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Home Health QAPI Self-Assessment Tool

Use ready-to-print worksheet as you begin work on QAPI and as an evaluation of your home health agency’s program. Tool adapted from CMS.
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Hospice Documentation: The Why, What, Where, and When

Get this quick-reference guide to help your hospice team improve documentation. Developed by post-acute care consultant Penny Lovitt, MSN, RN.
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FAQs on Home Health’s New Role: The Clinical Manager

Get answers to your questions about the new clinical manager role required by the new home health Conditions of Participation.
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FAQs from the Webinar: The 2018 Hospice Final Rule

Your questions about the 2018 Hospice Final Rule answered. By hospice consultant Beth Noyce and compliance expert Sharon Harder.
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Home Health Documentation: The Why, What, Where, and When

Download this quick-reference guide that helps agencies and clinicians improve documentation. Developed by home health consultant Penny Lovitt, MSN, RN.
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FAQs from the Webinar: Medicare’s New Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Home Health & Hospice

Compliance expert Sharon Harder answers your questions here. Download includes hazard vulnerability worksheet.
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FAQs from the Webinar: Just Say YES! Ensuring Eligible Patients Are Admitted to Hospice

Hospice physician Dr. Marcia Levetown answers your questions. Features an appendix with LCDs from Palmetto GBA, NGS, and CGS.
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10 Things You Need to Know About the New Emergency Preparedness Rule

This new tip sheet helps home health and hospice agencies prepare for anything — including compliance required under the Conditions of Participation.
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4 Powerful Changes That Will Make Your Agency More Efficient & Profitable

Penny Lovitt, MSN, RN gives agency leaders the tools to implement 4 best-practice changes for improvement.
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Hospice PEPPER: How to Use the Hot Report that Can Improve Your Hospice

Learn how you and your hospice team can use PEPPER in this free tip sheet prepared by hospice consultant Beth Noyce.
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Home Health PEPPER: How to Use the Hot Report that Can Improve Your Home Health Agency

Your home health agency can benefit from harnessing the powerful data in PEPPER. Get this tip sheet to learn how.
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The Hottest Report You're NOT Using... PEPPER: What It Is & How To Get It

Renowned consultant Beth Noyce shows you how to understand and use PEPPER — a powerful, free report for home health and hospice.
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Frequently Asked Questions: Documenting Medical Necessity

Jill Dyer, BSN, RN, HCS-D, HCS-O answers your most common questions about accurately documenting medical necessity in home health.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Dementia at End of Life

Dementia can be a challenge for caregivers everywhere. End of life educator Barbara Karnes, RN answers your questions about this disease.
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7 Tips for Selecting Home Health Software

Looking for a new technology solution for your agency? Here are the key steps you should take to find the right fit.
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7 Tips for Selecting Hospice Software

Looking for a new technology solution for your hospice agency? Here are the key steps you should take to find the right fit.

3 Steps to Creating a Culture of Quality: High Quality Care Starts Here

Find out how to become the exceptional private duty home care agency that clients want to hire and caregivers want to work for.