Technology Aids Hospices With Value-Based Advance Care Planning Compliance

Hospices have contended with two agents of industry-wide change at the start of 2021: access to value-based payment models and a global pandemic. As hospices sought ways to balance the human touch with technology, they’ve refocused efforts around advance care planning, a key element of those value-based models. Those services are one more area in […]

Telehealth Promises Greatest ROI on Hospice Technology Investment

Leveraging technology during the coronavirus pandemic has kept providers connected with patients and their families from a distance. Despite unknowns regarding the future of telehealth regulations, hospice providers expect those systems to yield the highest return on investment when it comes to technology. Nearly half of respondents (47%) of the 2021 Hospice Industry Outlook Report […]

Hospices Reshape RCM in a Remote World

As the business of hospice turns more virtual during the coronavirus pandemic, leaders are increasingly looking ahead at the long-term impacts and sustainability of remote operations. Accountability measures and efficient technology will be key as hospices seek new ways to reshape remote revenue cycle management (RCM). Telecommuting has been on the rise in several industries, […]

Ensuring Medicare Eligibility Key to Hospice Revenue Cycle Management

Challenged with the intricacies of insurance billing along with evolving policy changes and increasing regulatory scrutiny in recent years, ensuring patients’ Medicare eligibility has become vital for hospices’ bottom lines. Effective processes, valuable staff and external resources are some of the key components for providers to consider as they seek to avoid lost revenue associated […]

Social Distancing Shifts Hospices Toward Digital Marketing

Hospices are using virtual communication to support the health of their businesses as well as the health of their patients during the ongoing pandemic. In a time of social distancing and sheltering-in-place, providers have had to up their games when it comes to digital marketing.  Traditional hospice marketing has largely relied on methods such as […]