Homecare Homebase ICD-10 Implementation On Schedule to Meet HHS Compliance Date

Homecare Homebase, a leading provider of healthcare software serving the technology needs of the fast growing post-acute care industry including homecare, hospice and private duty, announced today they continue on track to meet the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ICD-10 compliance deadline of October 1, 2014. This announcement comes on the heels of President Obama signing the “Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014” that prevents the Secretary of Health & Human Services from adopting ICD-10 code sets prior to October 1, 2015.

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Homecare Homebase will integrate the new ICD-10 codes by the original deadline, giving our customers the advantage to plan for the impact on their agency.

Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 03, 2014

Homecare Homebase, a leading provider of healthcare software serving the technology needs of the fast growing post-acute care industry including homecare, hospice and private duty, announced today they continue on track to meet the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) ICD-10 compliance deadline of October 1, 2014. This announcement comes on the heels of President Obama signing the “Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014” that prevents the Secretary of Health & Human Services from adopting ICD-10 code sets prior to October 1, 2015.

Homecare Homebase has a long history of implementing HHS and CMS mandated changes well in advance of compliance deadlines. The company implemented the 2013 CMS Medicare reimbursement changes months in advance of its compliance date to ensure its customers were not only prepared, but could also gauge the effects of the reimbursement changes prior to the compliance date.

For over 10 years, Homecare Homebase has been dedicated to providing homecare and hospice agencies with a best-of-breed healthcare information system that is fast, flexible and customizable to their unique operational requirements. Developed by industry veterans, Homecare Homebase offers a comprehensive, integrated, cloud-based software solution that continues to stay ahead of the curve, as well as the competition, allowing customers to not only manage their business more effectively, but ultimately provide their patients with the best possible outcomes.

“The delay is especially frustrating for home health agencies that have worked diligently to meet the HSS deadline,” said Tom Maxwell, Chief Strategy Office for Homecare Homebase. “Homecare Homebase will integrate the new ICD-10 codes by the original deadline, giving our customers the advantage to plan for the impact on their agency.”

About Homecare Homebase

Homecare Homebase, based in Dallas, Texas, is a leading healthcare software company serving the technology needs of the fast growing post-acute care industry including homecare, hospice and private duty. Homecare has receive the prestigious Best In KLAS for Homecare award for three consecutive years in the “Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services” report. Homecare Homebase offers a comprehensive integrated cloud-based software solution to improve the clinical, operational and financial success of homecare and hospice agencies. Homecare Homebase enables real-time, wireless information exchange and communication between office staff, field staff and physicians; automates workflow processes; enables accurate billing through numerous integrated checks and balances; and, provides powerful management reporting via a back-office data analysis tool that ties together all agency operational information. Founded by industry veterans in 1999, every aspect of the Homecare Homebase system was developed to be user-friendly, flexible and customizable to specific agency needs. For more information, visit http://www.hchb.com or follow us on Twitter @HCHB_Connect.


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