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In order to determine the best home care business option, it’s imperative to understand the distinction between skilled medical home health and non-medical home care. Skilled medical home health agencies (as the name implies), administer skilled and licensed nursing and rehab therapy services under physician’s orders. All services provided must comply with strict medical guidelines. Medical home health agencies require extensive licensing that may include Medicare and Medicaid certifications. The most common payment method for skilled medical home health care is third party billing sources.
On the other hand, non-medical home care business services include personal care, assistance with daily living activities, meal preparation, housekeeping, and transportation. Non-medical home care agencies provide the services needed for ensuring the safety and comfort of their clients. Private pay is the billing option for non-medical home care services.
When you start a home care business or open a home care agency, it can be a grueling process. The first step in this process is to identify what type of home care business you would like to start.
Typically, a non-medical personal care business offering personal care and companion care services would be ideal.
In most states, a non-medical business requires very little overhead to start. A personal care home care business allows you to touch your patient. This means you can bathe your patient and assist with other hands-on daily living activities.
If you’re ready to start a home care business, call and speak to any of our professional licensing specialists. They are experts in understanding your states’ licensing requirements.
A Private Duty Home Health Care Business can provide services such as skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and social work. Additionally, a Private Duty Home Health Care Business may be able to provide non-medical personal and companion care services as well. The allowed services may differ according to your state.
Private Duty Home Health Care Agencies do not provide Medicare related services. Instead, their patients and billing resources will be funded by the following:
Private Duty Home Care Agencies can also provide home care aides, companion care, and homemaker services.
A skilled care Home Health Care Business will allow you to provide skilled nursing services. You will also be able to offer physical, occupational, and speech therapy services along with medical social worker services. A home health care business can achieve Medicare Accreditation. This enables your agency to bill for providing services to Medicare patients.
The process of Medicare Accreditation requires an agency to complete a three day Medicare survey. The survey is an audit of the agency’s operations and minimum of ten patient clinical records. The survey has skilled staff and capitalization requirements that aren’t applicable with a non-medical personal care home care business.
In some states, a certificate of need must be approved before an agency can become Medicare eligible.
The staggering growth of our geriatric population along with improved Medicare reimbursement guidelines have skyrocketed the need for hospice care. With our hospice business startup, it’s never been easier to obtain a hospice business license. Starting a hospice agency is not only a lucrative investment but also provides a multitude of benefits – both professional and personal.
Along with the clinical aspects of care, a hospice agency reaches out to patients and families during their most challenging moments. A hospice agency provides compassionate assistance for patients and families in need of psychosocial and spiritual support. As owner of your hospice business, you’ll provide the comfort and loving care people need during their end of life experience. Starting a hospice business enables you to improve the quality of life for people dealing with progressive, advanced, and terminal illnesses. We teach you EVERYTHING you need to build your Hospice business.
This type of intensive care requires highly developed skills. For this reason, a sustainable business model within a positive organizational culture is essential. In addition, developing an effective partnership with clients is also a critical component for your hospice business success.
21st Century Health Care Consultants own and operate Home Care University. We offer the industries only lifetime home health care training and support program. There’s no limit to how often you or your employees can attend our home care business training seminar. Our home care business training seminar consists of 4 full 8-hour days. Upon completion or the training and our support process, you will have the essential off-site training needed to start a home care business.
Courses are conducted every quarter and available in the following areas:
Our home care business training teaches you how to achieve sustainable success.
Our licensing specialists are experts at setting up every aspect of your home care business license. Each application is carefully completed and includes all state forms and documents. We provide you with expert guidance needed to pass your state home care business license inspection survey (if required in your state). Once completed, the application is sent to you in binder form with full instructions on how to submit the completed application to your state’s licensing department.
With our policy and procedure manuals writing service, we guarantee you’ll secure your state business license. Whether you need manuals for ACHC, CHAP, or Joint Commission, our team of home care consultants will ensure you pass any Private Duty or Medicare accreditation site audits.
Regardless of your agency’s location, we fully customize all necessary manuals based exclusively on the services your agency provides. Our team of Masters’ prepared Registered Nurses and licensing specialists are experts at ensuring your agency meets its licensing goals. Our home care policy and procedure manuals are carefully tailored to include the following:
Non-Emergency Transportation (NEMT) is for those who require assisted transportation from one place to another on an occasional or regular basis. It includes those who are not mobile enough to walk, drive or get in and out of public transport independently.
Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) companies were established to fill a unique void in medical care, by enabling patients who cannot drive or do not have access to transportation to get to their appointments.
Non-Emergency Transportation is not assistance curb-to-curb but door-thru-door. The goal of non-emergency medical transportation is getting the patient, get them to the vehicle, properly secure them, and drive them to their destination, taking them to the appropriate office.
Our clinical team has over 20 years’ experience providing credentialing services to health care businesses throughout the USA.
Is your agency considering opportunities for patient referrals from the following resources?
We can get your agency approved as a provider of services for insurance companies that are not enrolling additional health care providers. Contact us to find out how. Did you know Medicaid waiver programs typically have minimum startup fees, which can provide an excellent source of revenue? Medicaid Waiver Programs vary by state. At 21st Century, we know what each state offers. We can explain the benefits of enrollment with each and every Medicaid waiver program.
There are 2 types of accreditations available for Home care businesses. The first is for personal care/private duty home health care businesses. The major benefit of this type of accreditation are patient resource opportunities. In most cases, a home care business requires accreditation in order to work with HMO and Insurance providers. The same goes for Medicaid and mandatory requirements to work with certain hospitals. The second option is to consider Medicare accreditation. This is the most sought after type of accreditation, allowing a home health care business to bill Medicare for their services. Another added benefit is having all additional patient resource benefits associated with a Private duty type of accreditation. Please contact us to learn more about the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), Community Health Accreditation Partners (CHAP) and Joint Commission (JCAHO).
Healthcare Acquisitions Group (HCAG) is the largest health care merger and acquisition advisory firm in the industry. We provide comprehensive and specialized services to individuals and companies wanting to sell, merge, or buy an existing healthcare organization anywhere in the USA. HCAG has an extensive network of seller listings and buyer relationships. Our reputation for creating win-win results will greatly benefit your ability to acquire or sell an existing business.Wondering if you should sell your healthcare organization? To determine the value of your company, please contact us for a free evaluation. Work with HCAG’s CPA team today!
We’re Leaders in the Home Care Consulting Industry
Why settle for a “membership company” or small consultant group when you can work with the largest network of home care consultants in the industry? We’ve worked with home care agency startups in every state and guarantee our home care business startup process. Our home care consultants provide ongoing consulting to you and your staff. We’re always available to answer questions or address any concerns you may have.
We have Results that Prove Our Success
21st Century Care Providers has been in business for more than 20 years! We have assisted well over 2,000 home care agency startups. In 2016 alone, 21st Century Care Providers helped more than 400 clients start a home care business. We’re proud to employ a team of more than 30 full-time employees, all with specific fields of expertise. Most home care franchise companies and home care consultant businesses can’t compare to those stats. We have 8 Masters Prepared Registered Nurses on staff. Among these Registered Nurses is our CEO, Rosina McFadden. Rosina is a former Senior CHAP Accreditation Site Surveyor of 15 years. She pioneered New York’s Long Term Home Care Program, which has become the model for home care as we know it today.
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21st Century Health Care Consultants is the premier home care consulting company. You won’t find another business in the industry with as many clients, references, or full-time employees as 21st Century Health Care Consultants. Let us help you start a home care business or open a home care agency. Although our stats and numbers are quite impressive, we encourage you to explore the results for yourself. Hear it straight from our satisfied client testimonials.
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Pura Vida Home Health Care Newton, MA. The training was very helpful. I enjoyed the areas of clinical care, documentation and referrals. I will be attending the next one.
Allegiant Home Care, Jacksonville, FL. The boot camp training was awesome. It has made me much better prepared with moving forward and operating my home health care agency. I would recommend this training to anyone who wants to start a home health care agency.
Fairfax Home Health Care, Vienna, VA. This training was excellent and well structured. The 21st Century Team knows what they are talking about. They have experience, confidence and know what they are talking about. I cant wait to attend the next one.
Health Care Alliance for Life, San Jose, CABoot Camp was excellent. This course is what every entrepreneur needs to start, run and manage a successful home health care agency. Being a member of the 21st Century Health Care Consultants Family is the best thing that has very happened to us at Health Care Alliance for Life. We are so thankful for all the support and technical advice they give us. Thank you for always being available for us.
Olna's Home Care, Pembroke Pines, Florida. My overall opinion about the training is that 21st Century is doing a great job at what they do.My biggest worry was how to market my agencies services. This training has provided me with the knowledge that I needed on how to market my agency. I am so thankful to 21st Century and I feel confident in how I need to approach this with my agency.
Paramount Home Health Care and Rehab of Illinois, Schaumburg, IL. The boot camp training was extensive informative and worth coming to. I was able to build more knowledge in business management specifically in Home Health Care.
Care from the Heart HHC, Mansfield, Texas. I was very impressed with the training that I attended and would recommend it. There was very, very important information covered. For me, I had my questions answered and gaps filled with the areas that I was unaware of and unfamiliar with.
Abella Home Care Services, Arlington, TX. They do not call this Boot Camp and intense for nothing. A lot of good useful information. Presentations were made by equally profound presenters. Everything seems to be covered.
The Callos Medical Staffing, Youngstown,OHTraining was excellent. I am very anxious as well as motivated. I like the fact that the training was opened with prayer. Not many companies will do this now a day's. The staff was very well spoken, friendly and highly educated. I am amazed that they can remember all the ins and outs of Medicare, which can be very complicated. I feel very confident with 21st Century as we move forward with Medicare certification. I also look forward to future conversations and training.
Home Health Care Resources, Palm Beach, Florida. Really Informative training with great presentations. The four areas that describe this Boot Camp training are Reassurance - Empowerment - Education and Re-energizing
Heelas Healthcare Services, San Leandro, CA. I can describe this training in one simple word “INFORMATIVE”. I learned the entire process for preparing for Accreditation. I would recommend 21st Century to anyone I know that wants to open a home health care agency. I tried in 2007 to open one on my own. I got frustrated with other consultants and then meet 21st century. They are professional and now their business. I am so thankful for all the help they have given me.
Elite HHC, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Excellent, I would definitely attend again and my two RN partners will be at the next seminar. I learned how detailed and precise all paperwork need to be. The billing and software part of the training was great. This training reassured me of my confidence in my overall ability to open my own agency.
Home Based Nursing, Bear , Delaware. The training was very informative with all home health care related information that I needed. I am so happy that I made the trip to attend this training. The training has given me the Home Health Care exposure that I needed as a startup agency.
Blessed Home Health Care Agency, Maumee, OH. The training and experience working with 21st century has been excellent. As an engineer, I am new to the Home Health Care business. Going through 21st Century’s boot camp training has exposed me to the right was f doing things in the home health care sector. Thank you for a job well done.
Allegiant Home Care, Jacksonville, FL. The boot camp training will provide you with an incredible amount of knowledge needed to be successful in the home health care industry. All presenters and their presentations where wonderful.
Home Care Alliance for Life, San Jose, CA. This training has done so much for me. It has allowed me to meet and network owners of different home health care agencies who share the same common goals as I do. I also learned Medicare 101 and that a good oasis can generate more money.
American Family Home Health Agency, Chicago, Illinois. Your Boot Camp training was a great learning experience for me. The step by step approach for all that is required with the admitting patients and all the documentation that is required for the certification period was exactly what I needed.
Nightingale Homecare Network, Jamaica, NY. The training program offers an incredible amount of knowledge and direction. It is a must have for any Home health startup company.
Best Choice Home Health, Columbus, OH. The training was very good. I learned much more than expected. What stands out is client information requirements, medication management and office requirements.
Mercy's Quality Home Care, Stockbridge,GA. I am glad that I was able to make the trip for this training. I really appreciate the training on completing the 485. Also knowing that there are a lot of resources available that I can take advantage of was important. Kudos to the 21st Century Staff. You are Great.
Valentine Home Health Care, Evergreen Park, Illinois. The training was very good. It provided me with objective information that I needed to start and manage my Home Health Care agency.
Affinity Health Care Solutions, Cincinnati, Ohio; Excellent training and I am happy to be part of this group. As an existing agency, if I could have received this training years ago, I could have avoided the mistakes I made during my accreditation survey. The training covers all areas necessary to make any agency succeed. Oasis billing information and how this transforms into money was excellent.
Akeso Home Health Care Youngstown, OH. The boot camp training was great. I learned that still need to learn a lot more to learn. I am so thankful that I have 21st Century.
Fairfax Home Health Care, Vienna, VA. The training program was excellent. For me, the billing and oasis information as well as sources to find information and how to implement my vision and goals was very important. The knowledge that I have received has made me feel more confident about my agency's future. I am so glad that I found 21st century to help me with my home health care agency.
Gold Team Home Health Agency, Riverview, FL. I feel this boot camp training is great in helping entrepreneurs like myself to be successful in home health care. My experience with 21st Century is that they have provided me with a very personalized service in the set up and operations of my agency. There services are worth every penny.
Golden Age HHC, LLC, Indianapolis, Indiana. The Boot Camp Training provided me with an in depth insight of the home health business. It was well organized and structured. I really benefited from the information provided as it relates to clinical, operational and regulatory guidelines. I also appreciate the opportunity given to network with all the other agencies that attended the training and to meet the 21st Century Family.
Lifetree Home Health, Lake Bluff, IL. Boot camp and all experiences with 21st century have been excellent. I am so thankful that we have found a consulting company that we can rely on.
Inspiration Home Health, Salt Lake City, Utah. The boot Camp Training was very beneficial to me. I benefited from so much of this training. The main areas were the basics of Home Health Oasis training and the Billing session.
Safe Home Health Care, Chicago, IL. Great Seminar for novies and experts in home health care. I have been given Knowledge and confidence on how to manage my agency successfully.
Abella Home Health Arlington, TX. The boot camp training was very beneficial for the startup of my business. I appreciated the presentations from all views of the home health care business. The 21st Century Team has a well developed approach that allows new agencies to understand how to operate a home health care agency. From the first thought of developing your agency to the future and patient census growth. Thank you for your step by step approach to be successful.
Pura Vida Home Health, Newton, MA. I would like to thank the entire 21st Century team for having this boot camp training. I learned what should be expected of employees and the proper filing of forms. Basically, how to be successful in the home health care profession. Even with such a large group to work with, I felt that I received the private training that was needed.
Saving Lives Home Health Agency, Greenacres, FL. I attended the boot camp training a received so much more than I anticipated. From networking with other agencies to the CHAP accreditation process. I am excited that Saving Lives Home Health Agency has chosen 21st Century Health Care Consultants to be with us in our journey of opening our agency.
Love and Life Home Health Agency, Miami, FL. The training was a great experience. I enjoyed every aspect of the seminar. My only regret is not attending one sooner. I could not have made it this far without their help. God has truly blessed me with 21st Century Health Care Consultants.
Home Based HHC, Bear Delaware. The Boot Camp training was delightful. I received sufficient Knowledge, Practice and self assessment training about matters related to running a home health care agency.
Hyland Home Care, Tamarac, FL. I think the boot camp training was excellent as well as motivating. Without this seminar it is my honest opinion that our agency success would not be easily obtainable. Thank you 21st Century.
Adoani Healthcare Services, Lanham, MD. The training was very informative. There was lots of information that will help any agency, either existing or new achieve success.
Visiting Nurse services of Florida, Sun City, Florida. The Boot Camp training was great. My main take away was the understanding Oasis. I highly recommend this for all agencies.
Care Giving With Love, Plant City, Clearwater, FL. Great training. Three words describe it, Knowledge, Energy and Structure. 21st Century impressed me and raised the "BAR", Also I felt like "FAMILY" and not a customer.
Prince MAR HHC, Naples Florida. The Boot Camp training was great. This training has given me the knowledge that I needed about a business that I had very little information about. I can say that I am going home with the knowledge and confidence that I need to move forward with my agency.
Homecare Staffing Services, Cape Coral, FL. The boot camp conference was excellent. It touched on most all of the issues needed to get organized and establish a home health care agency. The ability to network with many other people who are in my same stage of the process was invaluable. I will be back for the next one.
PrimeCare Home Health, St. Petersburg, FL. 21st Century is great. They are always accessible for the client, to my surprise, this includes off hours and weekends. Look no further if you are going to open a home health care agency.
Highness Healthcare Services, Arlington, VA. The training was great. I loved the sessions on Oasis and 485 documentation. The Marketing program was very good as well. I think that this company is doing a great thing by having this boot camp training and may God bless you all.
HomeCare Solutions, Stoneybrook, NYThe training was wonderful. The trainers were great and so were all the agencies that attended.The Boot Camp training confirmed how excited I am to begin my own agency. I was given a good foundation to build on and a great number of tools to use.
Dependable Nightingales Agency, Orlando, Florida. Very good overview of Home Health Care and a good starting point for my agency.
At 21st Century being the Premiere Home Care Consulting company means we need to be the best. To be the best we need to take care of all our clients needs. Getting your business set up is the first step. Helping you learn how to run it is what our boot camps are for. But you need to get clients to start generating revenue and like every other business you need marketing to do that.
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