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Pre-Claim Review: What Home Health Agencies Should Know

The CMS states that pre-claim review does not create new documentation requirements, but instead requires that the same documentation be submitted earlier.

Sarah McIlvaine
MACRA final rule

CMS Releases MACRA Final Rule for 2017

In October, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Medicare Access & CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) final rule for 2017

Sarah McIlvaine
Capital Nursing Education

How to Get Continuing Education Contact Hours From Capital Nursing Education

Ensure that you get one CE Contact Hour from Capital Nursing Education for attending our upcoming Shield HealthCare webinar!

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
home health agency payment changes

CMS Finalizes 2017 Home Health Agency Payment Changes

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the final rule on home health Medicare payment changes for 2017.

Sarah McIlvaine
pressure ulcer prevention

NEW Shield-U Course | The Nursing Assistant: Pressure Injury Prevention

Pressure ulcer prevention in post-acute care has become one of the most important quality initiatives under the Affordable Care Act.

Sarah McIlvaine
reduce hospital readmissions

8 Ways Home Healths Can Reduce Hospital Readmissions

Home care providers are able to reduce hospital readmissions rates during the critical 30 days following discharge. Here are a few ways to to do it.

Sarah McIlvaine

Get Ready For OASIS-C2 Changes Coming in 2017

The OASIS data set is changing beginning January 1st, 2017. Here is what home health agencies need to know about the upcoming OASIS-C2 changes.

Sarah McIlvaine
Infection control precautions

Free Course: Infection Control in Healthcare – Precautions

This online training covers best practices to prevent the spread of organisms and better protect patients, hospital visitors and healthcare professionals.

Brooke Phillips, CWCMS
Partnership Program

5-Minute Tour of the Partnership Program Website

Shield HealthCare’s 5-minute tour of the Partnership Program website will help you learn all...

Sarah McIlvaine
tube feeding

NEW Shield-U Course | Enteral Feeding Tubes: Administering Formula & Medication

Enteral tube feeding has become common across a range of healthcare settings. In this 30-minute course, learn the ins and outs of enteral tube feeding.

Sarah McIlvaine
Tips for Coping with Caregiver Stress Webinar
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