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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...

Why You Should Care About the Direct CARE Opportunity Act

Why You Should Care About the Direct CARE Opportunity Act

Congress is trying to pass a new bill focusing on the creation, advancement, and retention of employment of direct care workers.   What is a direct care worker? A direct care worker is someone who provides daily assistance to the elderly, those with chronic...

Celebrating Holidays in Home Care

Celebrating Holidays in Home Care

With Halloween quickly approaching, Thanksgiving and religious holidays just around the corner, caregivers should do their best to bring some holiday cheer. This time of the year can be hard on seniors who are feeling lonely or forgotten about. Their families can’t...

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