Home Care & QuickBooks

Most agencies have two pieces of software – billing and electronic medical records (EMR) and their accounting software.  Rarely, if ever, do the two systems integrate.  Usually the accounting software is QuickBooks and you use it for accounts payable, banking,

Referral Kickbacks in Home Health

A common trend is occurring between hospitals and home health agencies:  ‘vendor fees’.  Hospitals are increasingly demanding that home health agencies pay to be listed in a directory that is given to patients who are discharged and in need of

Home Health and the Sequester

Your agency, like so many others is affected by the 2% automatic reimbursement reduction imposed by the Sequester.  Although just effecting Medicare, and not Medicaid, agencies are feeling the impact.  However, is this 2% cut for the rest of 2013