Kinnser Blog

Archive: October 2010

Resources for the 2010-2011 Influenza Season

   by Mindy Pillow
Yesterday, Kinnser provided company-wide flu shots to protect employees from seasonal influenza viruses. Have you received your flu shot yet? The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is encouraging all health professionals and Medicare/Medicaid beneficiaries to get their seasonal flu vaccine this year. This year's vaccine will protect against… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration, Clinical

PS&R Tips You Just Can

   by Tom Boyd
Have you registered for the PS&R report? Last year, Kinnser published an informative article with the key steps in the PS&R registration process. Today, I will cover additional tips that will help you demystify the PS&R and ease you through the registration process. Tips for Medicare Fee-for-Service Providers: You must… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration, Billing

NAHC Session Recap: “Can this Agency Survive?” (Part 2)

   by Mindy Pillow
Today's blog is Part 2 in a series of posts covering highlights from the NAHC educational session, "Can this Agency Survive?" - a case study of a small, rural home health agency on the brink of closing its doors. Our first summary covered Part 1 of this presentation, in which… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration

NAHC Highlights: “How You Can Make Better Use of IT to Prepare for Medicare and Healthcare Reform”

   by Mindy Pillow
Last week, the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) offered over 100 educational sessions across a broad range of home care and hospice topics at the 29th Annual Meeting & Exposition. On Day 1 of the educational programs, I attended "Technology Remedy for Ailing Healthcare System: How You… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration, Technology

NAHC Highlights: “HHA Medicare Cost Report”

   by Mindy Pillow
Last week, the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) offered over 100 educational sessions across a broad range of home care and hospice topics at the 29th Annual Meeting & Exposition. On Day 3 of the educational programs, I attended "HHA Medicare Cost Report" - an informative session… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration, Billing

Upcoming CAHSAH Workshop: “The Insider’s Guide to Home Health Software: Selection & Implementati

   by Mindy Pillow
Do you want to learn how to select and implement home health software effectively? On average, 20 percent of all home health agencies are shopping for software at any given time. If your agency is looking for its first home health software solution, or thinking about switching from one to… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration, News and Events

Upcoming CAHSAH Workshop: “The Insider’s Guide to Home Health Software: Selection & Implementati

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Do you want to learn how to select and implement home health software effectively? On average, 20 percent of all home health agencies are shopping for software at any given time. If your agency is looking for its first home health software solution, or thinking about switching from one to… Read more ›

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NAHC Highlights: “Tools for Constructing a Successful Medication Management Program”

   by Mindy Pillow
Last week, the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) offered over 100 educational sessions across a broad range of home care and hospice topics at the 29th Annual Meeting & Exposition. On Day 2 of the educational programs, I had the pleasure of attending "Tools for Constructing a… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration, Clinical

NAHC Session Recap: “Can this Agency Survive?” (Part 1)

   by Mindy Pillow
Last week, the National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) offered over 100 educational sessions across a broad range of home care and hospice topics at the 29th Annual Meeting & Exposition. On Day 1 of the educational programs, Linda Leone, RN, President/CEO, Prairieland Home Care, and Terry Cichon,… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration

Top-5 Kinnser Blog Posts: September 2010

   by Mindy Pillow
Today, we would like to share Kinnser's top-5 blog posts throughout the month of September. Please use the links below to read last month's most popular articles: 4 Steps to Gain Support for Home Health Services Kinnser Software Ranked as One of the Nation's Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2010 Home… Read more ›

Filed Under: News and Events

NAHC Recap: Former President George W. Bush’s Keynote Address

   by Mindy Pillow
If you attended the National Association for Home Care & Hospice's (NAHC) Annual Meeting earlier this week, you may have waited in line for almost an hour to hear former President George W. Bush give the keynote address at this year's conference. NAHC continued its tradition of bringing "top flight"… Read more ›

Filed Under: News and Events

Highlights from the 2010 NAHC Annual Meeting

   by Mindy Pillow
I just got back today from the NAHC Annual Meeting in Grapevine, Texas. The conference was a huge success! Five lucky winners each took home an iPad either for wearing an Agency Manager luggage tag in the Gaylord hotel lobby at check-in or for entering the iPad raffle at our… Read more ›

Filed Under: News and Events

Live from the NAHC Conference

   by Mindy Pillow
We are live at the Gaylord Texan Convention Center for the 2010 National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Annual Meeting. What a truly unbelievable conference NAHC is hosting this year! Over 3,000 home health and hospice professionals have traveled to Grapevine, Texas to discover practical business solutions, sharpen… Read more ›

Filed Under: News and Events