HCS Connect™
for Hospice


Gone are the days when a hospice could operate effectively with a modified home health software.  With CMS’ increasing focus on hospice and the seemingly constant changes to clinical, regulatory, and reimbursement requirements, hospices need a complete software solution designed specifically to meet their needs.  Utilizing the latest technologies, HCS Connect™ for Hospice, featuring ConnectOffice™ and ConnectMobile™, provides the ultimate solution for the hospice industry today and in the future.

HCS Connect™ for Hospice provides a robust, user-friendly solution for hospices to manage their patient care, clinical documentation, regulatory compliance, and revenue cycle. It is also scalable to support unlimited users and patient records.


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ConnectOffice™

  • An efficient intake process from built-in eligibility verification through to scheduling

  • Collaborative IDT process with agency-definable parameters

  • Volunteer hours tracking

  • Customizable bereavement management

  • Complete EMR with the ability to scan paper documents to the patient electronic record

  • HIS export and submission

  • Automated CAHPS using agency selected vendor

  • Billing for all claim types, e-transmissions and frequencies

  • Exportable (Excel®, PDF®, Word®) streamlined reports

  • Programmers and IT support staff who listen and welcome input when enhancing software functionality


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ConnectMobile™

  • The ability to work disconnected from the internet

  • Full access to the schedule and entire patient chart, even when working disconnected

  • Safely “sync” over public WIFI while maintaining HIPAA security

  • Includes faxing capability and internal messaging

  • IT support available to connect directly to your laptop and provide support


The HCS Connect™ software platform, featuring ConnectOffice™ and ConnectMobile™, was developed and is refined by HCS professionals who have worked in the industry and understand all facets of home health and hospice.


From a client:

I just got a letter from Connolly regarding the RAC audits we had pending:
No withholding on any of them! YEA. Thank you, Health Care Strategies (for helping us with audit tools, software, etc to navigate these waters!
— Susie, Lincoln Medical Home Health & Hospice
 

News:

Effective January 1, 2019 – PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS (PA) will be allowed to act as the attending physician for patients in hospice care.

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 was passed by Congress in February. The Act includes changes that directly impact hospice providers.