Inside the TPE Audit: Best Practices for Hospice Agencies

While most agencies will never encounter a Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) audit under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), prudent hospice care providers will understand the purpose and process of the TPE program in order to best prepare should they encounter an audit in the near or long term. The TPE process […]

Hospice Palliative Care: Palliative Care in CMMI Programs

This article is sponsored by Axxess. This article is based on a discussion with Fred Bentley, Managing Director for Medicare Innovation and ATI Advisory, Allison Silvers, Chief of Healthcare Transformation at the Center to Advance Palliative Care and Ryan Klaustermeier, Vice President of Professional Services at Axxess. The conversation took place on April 20, 2023 […]

The Benefits of Patient-Engagement Tech in Hospice Today

This article is sponsored by CitusHealth. Real-time, secure communication between patients, their families and the entire care team can be game-changing for a hospice provider. The ability to send and receive information about a patient’s care journey, whether it’s through texts, calls or video, ensures there are no gaps in care and keeps key stakeholders […]

Staffing Summit Panel: A Discussion with Axxess

This article is brought to you by Axxess. The article is based on an interview that took place during a virtual panel discussion with Christina Andrews, Director of Professional Services at Axxess, Dean Forman, Chief Operating Officer at Chapters Health System, and Sonnie Linebarger, Chief Operating Officer at Bristol Hospice. The panel took place virtually […]

Voices: Melissa Kozak, RN, CRNI, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Citus Health

This article is sponsored by Citus Health. In this Voices interview, Hospice News sits down with Citus Health Co-Founder and CEO Melissa Kozak, RN, CRNI, to learn about how Citus Health is leading hospice and other post-acute care providers forward with care coordination and communication technology; why this is especially critical during the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

How Hospice Claims Automation Software is Saving Providers Money

Denied claims are frustrating and expensive for hospice providers. According to the American Medical Association, Medicare annually denies 4.2% of all claims, the highest rate among U.S. payers, while the average denial rate across the hospice industry is higher, ranging from 5% to 10%. Hospices will spend an extra $25 to $30 each time they […]

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As hospices, vendors and other stakeholders in the field prepare their 2020 budgets, it’s time to consider new ways of positioning your firm in front of thousands of professionals in the hospice and palliative care fields through branding, thought leadership and lead generation campaigns, such as advertising and sponsored content in Hospice News. Our media […]

Voices: Jim McDevitt, President, Trella Health

This article is sponsored by Trella Health.In this Voices interview, Hospice News sits down with Trella Health President Jim McDevitt to get his take on the greatest challenges for hospice providers today, where they can find opportunity in light of today’s operating environment, and why he thinks data is at the core of providing care […]