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3 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Billing Process

3 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Billing Process

Revenue is the bedrock of any organization, and one of the most important parts of the revenue cycle is your billing process. Without consistent cash flow, it’s hard to manage your operational costs, let alone see a profit.  Most organizations analyze costs and adjust...

What is EVV (Electronic Visit Verification) and Why Do I Need It?

What is EVV (Electronic Visit Verification) and Why Do I Need It?

What is EVV? If you are in the home healthcare business, chances are you've at least heard of EVV (or electronic visit verification). So, what is it and why should you care? EVV stands for Electronic Visit Verification. Essentially, it is a technology that verifies...

The EVV Deadline is Just Around the Corner

The EVV Deadline is Just Around the Corner

If you are in the home health business, chances are you’ve heard of EVV and have created a plan on how to tackle it. If not, your time is running out! The EVV deadline for agencies receiving government reimbursements for personal care services is January 1, 2021. What...

Grow Your Home Care Business with Private Pay

Grow Your Home Care Business with Private Pay

What is Private Duty? Private duty home care is a form of general home care which typically helps with day-to-day activities. Caregivers can provide a wide range of services such as personal care, bill paying, companionship, meal preparation, and transportation....

Grow Your Home Care Business by Blogging

Grow Your Home Care Business by Blogging

Why Should I Blog?A key factor in growing your home care business is marketing the services you provide. A great way to spread the word of your business is to start a blog for your company. Blogs can reach not only current customers but potential ones as well. A blog...

How Your Caregivers Can Improve Their Communication Skills

How Your Caregivers Can Improve Their Communication Skills

Your caregivers are often responsible for much more than just daily living tasks, they provide emotional support to their clients. The client may be feeling lonely, sad, uncomfortable, or unwell and it can be difficult to navigate these feelings with no training. The...

Home Care Tips During COVID-19

Home Care Tips During COVID-19

The federal government has recommended physically distancing (also called social distancing) in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus. While this advice is easy to follow for a worker who typically sits in the office, it is much more difficult for home care...

CareTime Receives EVV Certification in Ohio

CareTime Receives EVV Certification in Ohio Home Health Software Company Processes More Than 12 Million Electronic Visit Verifications Annually   WINTER GARDEN, Fla. – February 24, 2020 – CareTime, a leading software company for the home health industry, today...

Happy National Home Care and Hospice Month

Happy National Home Care and Hospice Month

November is National Home Care and Hospice Month. Set aside some time this month to honor the nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients they care for.  These staff members put their heart and soul...

EVV Good Faith Effort Exemption Requests

EVV Good Faith Effort Exemption Requests

The map shows which states have sent in a Good Faith Effort Exemption Request regarding EVV implementation. In compliance with the Cures Act, states have until November 30, 2019 to submit these requests to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.   What...