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  • Here are the 50 Jif peanut butter products being recalled

    J.M. Smucker, the company that produces Jif peanut butter, last week recalled around 50 types of its products last week over concerns there might be links to a salmonella outbreak across 12 states. Salmonella is a bacterial organism that can seep into the bloodstream and cause potentially fatal infections in the young, frail and elderly. […]

  • ‘Pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli released from prison

    Martin Shkreli, the notorious so-called “Pharma bro” who garnered controversy when he significantly raised the price of AIDS medication, was released from prison on Wednesday. The Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) confirmed Shkreli’s release in a statement. “We can confirm Martin Shkreli transferred on May 18, 2022, from the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Allenwood Low to community confinement […]

  • COVID-19 cases among key DC players jumps after Gridiron dinner

    At least five high-profile Washington players have tested positive for COVID-19 after attending the star-studded Gridiron Club dinner last weekend, one of whom is considered a close contact of Vice President Harris Harris’ Communications Director Jamal Simmons, Attorney General Merrick Garland, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, and Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) have […]

  • 4 Benefits of maximized CAHPS reporting

    Frustrated with CAHPS reporting? Organizations can simplify compliance and drive quality improvement with real-time reporting on CAHPS data, leading to many positive outcomes. Read our latest blog for four ways your organization can benefit from maximized CAHPS reporting.

  • 4 Benefits of maximized CAHPS reporting

    Frustrated with CAHPS reporting? Organizations can simplify compliance and drive quality improvement with real-time reporting on CAHPS data, leading to many positive outcomes. Read our latest blog for four ways your organization can benefit from maximized CAHPS reporting.

  • The final phase of PDGM: What to expect & actions to take now

    Coming in 2022, the final phase of PDGM is a continuation of CMS’ three-year progression of other PDGM implementations. The first of these implementations began in 2020, when the reimbursement landscape changed for home health agencies from receiving 50 or 60 percent upfront for a 60-day period to receiving 20 percent upfront for just a 30-day

  • 4 vital workflow steps for effective revenue cycle management

    It’s been a challenging year for home health agencies. From some of the biggest regulation changes in decades to a looming pandemic, the financial consequences of these challenges are proving to be significant. In our latest blog, we discuss the importance of workflow and why it must be effectively structured. Read our blog for four […]

  • Choosing the right RCM partner for your home health or hospice agency

    Choosing the right RCM partner for your home health or hospice agency Jeremy Crow, PMP, director of revenue cycle services at HEALTHCAREfirst A year has passed since one of the most significant changes to payment models in decades took effect—and, 11 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, home health and hospice agencies are continuing to wade