The new enhancements provide home health and hospice agencies with greater operational insight and promote sales team efficiency
Atlanta, GA, August 9, 2018 – Excel Health, the leading source for current and complete post-acute outcomes data and performance analytics for the healthcare industry, announced today the release of several new enhancements to its suite of web-based market intelligence solutions for home health and hospice.
The one-of-a-kind enhancements are designed to help the company’s home-based care customers grow their business by utilizing the most complete and actionable performance and market analytics available. Highlights include:
Medicare Reimbursement Report
Excel Health customers now have access to a monthly report comprised of Medicare reimbursement data from the past four years for all home health and hospice agencies. The report includes total reimbursement and average cost-per-stay and per episode for each agency and a comparison to state and national averages. These features enable customers to benchmark their reimbursement rates to those of competitors and more effectively market to referral sources enrolled in bundled payer models and accountable care organizations (ACOs). For customers looking to grow their business thought joint ventures or acquisitions, the features offer insight into an agency’s operational efficiency.
Facility-specific Time to Start-of-Care Distribution
The most recent addition to the company’s Market Intelligence Portal lets home health agencies view and share more detailed measurements for time to start of care between discharge date and admission for each of their referring facilities. They can more efficiency track the percentage of patients for whom home health care started in two, five or ten days, giving them an effective tool to compare their agency’s timeliness of care to that of their competitors.
Physician Place of Service
This new and comprehensive feature, which is only offered by Excel Health, breaks down the percentage of patients each physician sees in her or her office as compared to a hospital setting. It provides critical information for representatives targeting physicians who have a substantial amount of private practice, office-based claims.
Physician-affiliated Workflow Enhancement
By supplying additional insight into where physicians are spending their time, the company’s customers can enjoy optimal rep allocation of time at one facility. This promotes marketing efficiency while enabling improved cost of care.
“These enhancements allow our clients to grow their business because they can better equip their sales representatives with tools to be successful,” remarked Ian Juliano, CEO of Excel Health Group. “Plus, we are opening the door for home health and hospice agencies to compare their quality and cost of care to their peers and therefore compete more effectively in a fact-based manner.”
About Excel Health
Excel Health enables healthcare providers to thrive in the new paradigm of value-based care through its suite of on-demand, cloud-based data solutions. With easy-to-use home health and hospital portals that facilitate access to complete Medicare Part A and Part B data – refreshed quarterly with only about one quarter lag (more than 1.25 billion claims annually) – the company has put the most current, comprehensive and robust medical databases in the world at its customers’ fingertips. As a leading source for current and complete post-acute outcomes data and performance analytics for the healthcare industry, the goal of Excel Health is to allow care networks to be constructed and providers selected based on efficacy (superior outcomes) and efficiency (reduced utilization) of care. For more information, please visit http://www.excelhealthgroup.com; to see a demonstration, simply email us.