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Benefits of Hiring a Consultant

As a business or project owner, you may be asking yourself if you should consider hiring a consultant. That’s a very common question and you’re right to weigh the benefits. Hiring a consultant doesn’t mean you don’t know how to do the work; it means you want to work as a partner with someone to achieve the best possible outcome. There are so many benefits to hiring a consultant. Consultants are...

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Electronic Visit Verification

What is Electronic Visit Verification (EVV)? In short, it’s a federal requirement for all the US to use a system to electronically verify services in a home and community-based setting. EVV can look different in every state, but the core of the system is to ensure those who need services are getting them. It’s important for organizations to implement these systems correctly. This doesn’t begin...

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Claims Integrity

Claims integrity is vital to the success of organizations billing for services under Medicaid and Medicare. With the many federal and state mandates each year, it can be difficult for billing staff to keep up. When this happens, the organization is at risk for being non-compliant with regulations. A non-compliant organization can suffer many fates. Regulators can take money back, penalties can...

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The Story Behind IYC

If you’ve read my bio, you know I started my career in law enforcement. Growing up I was the one who stood up to bullies who were picking on others, no matter how big or old that bully may have been. This is probably what put me on my career path, but I also believe I got my mom’s caring spirit. She would never let anyone go without, even if it meant she had to go without herself. Mix all that...

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Fraud, Waste, Abuse, and Your Bottom Dollar

Fraud, Waste, and Abuse are terms that can have serious impact on not only the integrity of an organization but also the bottom line. The three are all basically interconnected and associated with the healthcare industry. It is vital to have a strategy to identify and mitigate the dangers posed to your organization by those with intentions to defraud, as well as those who may not be aware what...

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An Experienced Contract Manager Is Essential

Contracts come in all shapes and sizes. You may not have realized this, but you’re likely already managing a contract; your cell phone plan. You probably looked at competitors in the market, the different phones and plans, the monthly cost, and the service area. When you chose your company, phone, and plan, you finalized the agreement and now pay your bills each month. Some of you look at your...

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