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Archive: August 2011

Top-5 Kinnser Home Health Blog Posts: August 2011

   by Mindy Pillow
Kinnser publishes blog articles every week on the home health industry's most pertinent issues related to billing, administration, clinical, marketing, coding, legislation, technology and more. Today, we provide you with a list of the five most popular Kinnser Home Health Blog articles published in August 2011: Medicare Providers Must Revalidate… Read more ›

Filed Under: News and Events

Respecting Patients’ Right to Freedom of Choice of Post-acute Providers

   by Elizabeth Hogue
Hospital discharge planners/case managers are vitally important to the protection of patients' right to freedom of choice of post-acute providers. In fact, they are required by federal law to honor this right. Imagine what it would be like if we did not the right to freedom of choice of post-acute… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration

Increasing Revenues Using a Referral Management System (Part 2)

   by Ted Ferris
Over the last three years, Simione Consultants has been working with top home care agencies around the country to improve their intake/referral center processes and train coordinators on how to be more effective, ask the right questions and convert more "info" calls into referrals and admissions. We have accumulated reams… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration, Marketing

HIPAA 5010: Answers to Your Frequently Asked Questions

   by Mindy Pillow
On January 1, 2012, all health plans, clearinghouses, and providers must conform to using the new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) 5010 standards for electronic health care transactions including functions such as claims, eligibility inquiries and remittance advices. Unlike the current Version 4010/4010A1, Version 5010 accommodates… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration, Legislation

Increasing Revenues Using a Referral Management System (Part 1)

   by Ted Ferris
Over the last three years, Simione Consultants has been working with top home care agencies around the country to improve their intake/referral center processes and train coordinators on how to be more effective, ask the right questions and convert more "info" calls into referrals and admissions. We have accumulated reams… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration, Marketing

Medicare Providers Must Revalidate Enrollment under New Risk Screening Criteria by March 2013

   by Mindy Pillow
According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), all providers and suppliers who enrolled in the Medicare program prior to Friday, March 25, 2011, will be required to revalidate their enrollment under new risk screening criteria required by the Affordable Care Act (section 6401a). Between now and March… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration, Legislation

Join Kinnser at Upcoming Home Health Industry Events: August 2011

   by Mindy Pillow
Kinnser Software is proud to exhibit at, and be a sponsor of, three key home health industry events across the country in August 2011. Today, we provide a quick overview of events taking place this month. We encourage everyone to stop by Kinnser's booth at these events to receive a… Read more ›

Filed Under: News and Events

Top-5 Kinnser Home Health Blog Posts: July 2011

   by Mindy Pillow
Kinnser publishes blog articles every week on the home health industry's most pertinent issues related to billing, administration, clinical, marketing, coding, legislation, technology and more. Today, we provide you with a list of the five most popular Kinnser Home Health Blog articles published in July 2011: 5 Coding Essentials for… Read more ›

Filed Under: News and Events