Kinnser Blog

Archive: October 2011

Join Kinnser at Upcoming Home Health Industry Events: November 2011 (Part 2)

   by Mindy Pillow
Are you looking for information, products and services to help you survive and thrive in today's challenging environment? If so, please join us for upcoming education programs geared specifically for home health professionals. Kinnser Software is proud to exhibit at, and be a sponsor of, several key of these home… Read more ›

Filed Under: News and Events

Join Kinnser at Upcoming Home Health Industry Events: November 2011 (Part 1)

   by Mindy Pillow
Are you looking for information, products and services to help you survive and thrive in today's challenging environment? If so, please join us for upcoming education programs geared specifically for home health professionals. Kinnser Software is proud to exhibit at, and be a sponsor of, several key of these home… Read more ›

Filed Under: News and Events

Accountable Care Organizations (ACO’s) – Final Regulations Issued

   by Elizabeth Hogue
Section 302 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) includes provisions related to Medicare payments to providers of services and suppliers that participate in Accountable Care Organizations (ACO's). Providers of services and suppliers who participate in ACO's will continue to receive payments under Parts A and B of the Medicare Program,… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration, Legislation

Join Kinnser Software at the 2012 CMS Final Rules Seminar, November 10-11

   by Mindy Pillow
Kinnser Software is proud to exhibit at, and be a sponsor of, the "Mission Possible: Change or Self Destruct" 2012 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Final Rules Seminar facilitated by Petria McKelvey, CEO, Precision Medical Billing. This informative 2-day seminar will take place November 10-11, 2011 in Chandler… Read more ›

Filed Under: Clinical, News and Events, Therapy

Upcoming CMS National Provider Call - Revalidation of Medicare Provider Enrollment

   by Mindy Pillow
Do you have unanswered questions regarding the Medicare provider enrollment revalidation process? In the continued effort to reduce fraud, waste, and abuse, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented new screening criteria to the Medicare provider/supplier enrollment process beginning in March 2011. All providers and suppliers who enrolled… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration, Billing

iPad 2 Keyboards & Cases for Home Health Professionals

   by Mindy Pillow
Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of co-presenting an educational session at the 2011 National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Conference with Optimal Care's Kristyn Gall, PMHCNS-BC, NP, MSN, Co-Owner/Chief Clinical Officer, and Coleen Murphy-DeOrsey, RN, BS, COO, Administrator. One of the most common questions asked after… Read more ›

Filed Under: Technology

Top-5 Kinnser Home Health Blog Posts: September 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 September 2011: Home Health Tools: How… Read more ›

Filed Under: News and Events

Home Health Agencies & Electronic Health Record (EHR) Technology Adoption

   by Mindy Pillow
The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act - enacted as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - creates incentives under the Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS), Medicare Advantage (MA), and Medicaid programs for Eligible Providers (EPs), eligible hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) to… Read more ›

Filed Under: Administration, Legislation, Technology

Live from the 2011 NAHC Conference

   by Mindy Pillow
We are live at the Mandalay Bay Resort's Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada for the 2011 National Association of Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) Annual Meeting. What a truly packed conference it is this year! Thousands of home care and hospice professionals are filling the halls of the convention… Read more ›

Filed Under: News and Events