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Detailed Guide to Growing Your Home Care Business

Detailed Guide to Growing Your Home Care Business

Home health and home care can be a very challenging market to differentiate in and gain new customers. We all know that the number of people needing home health care is staggering and the size of this $89 billion industry will continue to grow for the next couple...

EVV and Implementation – What Has Gone Wrong

What is EVV? EVV stands for Electronic Visit Verification. Essentially, it is a technology that verifies where and when a caregiver begins services for a client and when they clock-out. This provides a trail that is the basis for billing. EVV Regulations Many states...

The Best Way to Market Your Home Care Business

You should spread the word of your business through every channel feasible. It is important to look into all types of advertising and then make an informed decision on which ones to use. Both free and paid methods are worth a shot.    Get Social (Media) One of...

Expanding Your Home Care Business to Private Duty

First of all, what is private duty and private pay? Private duty home care is a form of general home care. Caregivers can provide a wide range of services such as medical, nursing care, bill paying, and transportation. Other services can include: Bathing/dressing,...

How to Start Your Own Home Care Business

Many of the steps listed below can be completed in a different order or simultaneously.    Step 1: Decide what kind of business you want to run You can start your own business from scratch or consider opening a franchise. There are pros and cons to each...

The Difference Between Home Care & Home Health Care

You may hear people using the terms home care and home health interchangeably, but they are in fact two very different things. While they both take place in the comfort of one's own home, home care is non-clinical, while home health care is clinical. Home Care Home...

Stop Wasting Hours of Administrative Time in Home Care

Between making schedules, creating claims, doing payroll, and recruiting new staff, you are racking up hours of administrative time. Have you considered time spent on documentation by your clinicians? This time and therefore cost, can be cut down. First you must track...

How to Make Your Home Care Business More Profitable

Let’s go back to the basics of accounting with the profitability equation. Profit is the money left over when you subtract your expenses from revenues.  So there are two main ways to increase profits, either increase revenue or decrease expenses. In order to maximize...

Surviving Audits in Home Care

No one wants to hear the dreaded words, “you’re being audited”. What exactly is an audit and why would you be chosen for one? Do not panic, there could be a simple explanation.   What is an Audit?  An audit is an inspection of an individual or an organization’s...

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