Start a Skilled Home Health Care Business
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Our home healthcare business consultants specialize in starting home healthcare agencies, specifically in helping them receive accreditation for Medicare and Private duty. We employ former CHAP and ACHC surveyors who are experts in understanding all accreditation requirements for Home Health Care and Hospice agencies. Interested in starting a non-medical home care agency? Click here.
Why choose 21st Century Health Care Consultants to help you start your Skilled Home Care Business?
Owning a Skilled Home Care Agency has many more requirements than a Home Companion Care Business or a Personal Care Agency. At 21st Century we've helped over 3000 home health agencies get started. Our staff consists of industry professionals who have helped set the standards in the industry. Who else is better suited to help you start and run your own successful Home Health Care Agency?
What Our Clients Have To Say
"Being a member is...the best thing that ever happened to us"
"We are so thankful for all the support and technical advice they give us. Thank you for always being available for us. - Health Care Alliance for Life, San Jose, CA
"If you are considering a consulting firm, use no other"
"Before the training I was confused about running the business. I am full of confidence now and armed with a lot of knowledge that I would not have gotten anywhere else." - Issey Health Care Services, Norristown, PA
Here are 18 reasons why we have the most successful New Home Health Care Agency Start-up Program in the industry.
Reason Number 1: We complete all of the applications and paperwork requirements
Our new Home Health Care Agency startup program begins with helping you choose the business entity that will best fit your needs (Sole proprietor, Partnership, Limited Liability Company, S Corporation, C Corporation).
We then complete and file the required documentation, obtain a Federal Employer Identification Number (EIN) from the IRS. We will also obtain a NPI number for you. We will then register your business with the Secretary of State in your state. We complete the paperwork requirements for your state license.
The recent and ongoing changes to licensing standards and regulatory requirements can make the startup process challenging. At 21st Century, we simplify the process and make it easy for you to understand. You provide us the application information, and we do the rest. Each state will have different certification requirements and processes.
This includes an in-depth description of planned operational policies, as well as the resumes and documentation of prospective employees’ professional licensing and criminal background screening. When you receive your license application in a binder it will be easy to submit to your state for approval.
Reason Number 2: We complete all required licensing procedures
Our experts handle all necessary licensing steps to establish your Medicare, Medicaid, or Private Duty Home Health Care Agency. This includes the CMS required 855a Medicare Application and civil rights package.
Reason Number 3: We supply a thorough agency operation package
Our Policies and Procedures, Nursing Procedures, Patient Admission Packets, Personnel Files, Forms, Logs, In-Service Education Plans, Patient Teaching Guides, Committee Minutes, etc. are customized to meet your Home Health Care Agency’s needs. Our Home Health Care Agency policy and procedure manuals are written specific to meet your States requirements, Medicare, Medicaid or Private Duty standards and Accrediting Body requirements (Watermarked with your Agency’s name and logo).
Reason Number 4: We provide our clients with customized startup services
These services are developed and customized specifically for your Home Health Care Agency to be compliant with all state regulations and the regulations for Medicare, Medicaid or private duty requirements that are set forth by the Accrediting Body.
Reason Number 5: We work with all three Accrediting agencies
- CHAP, the Community Heath Accreditation Program
- ACHC, the accreditation Commission for Health Care
- JCAHO, the Joint Commission
Reason Number 6: Lifetime Home Health Care Training and Support Program
We’re the only Home Health Consulting Company in the industry that offers a lifetime training program! We also offer Advanced Courses in Oasis and Coding as well as Marketing & Business Development. You will leave our Training Seminar ready to hit the ground running and launch your very own Agency.
Reason Number 7: Marketing
Marketing can be an area that’s overlooked when planning to operate a home health care startup. However, effective marketing is essential when growing your business and spreading the word. 21st Century provides a fully customized website, complete with search engine optimization (SEO), tailored specifically for your home health care business. The goal of your SEO website is to have your business achieve first page presence on search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. It’s no secret that a strong internet presence is vital for a successful business, and we give you the tools you need to succeed online. In addition, we design and provide you with customized business cards and brochures to satisfy your offline marketing desires. All marketing files and materials belong to you and your business.
Reason Number 8: Specialty Programs
When it comes to specialty programs, our home health care consultants provide the necessary materials and training to implement each program. We work one-on-one to successfully develop and execute these specialty programs. Some of the programs include: Fall Prevention & Safety, Low Vision, Alzheimer’s Care, Transitional Care, and Memory Care.
Reason Number 9: Home Infusion Therapy and Wound Care Training Program
Did you know 90% or more of hospitalized patients are receiving some form of infusion therapy? Because of this statistic, it’s an exciting time to enter the home health infusion therapy arena. Give your home health care agency a competitive edge by providing infusion therapy as a specialty program. The average reimbursement for 1 infusion therapy patient referred to you by an infusion pharmacy is around $1,625.00 for 13 visits. That’s equivalent to $125.00 per visit! We train you on how to provide and market these services not only to infusion pharmacies but also to worker’s compensation and commercial insurances.
Reason Number 10: Monthly Webinars
To further your expertise, we host monthly webinars to support you on your home health care business journey. Our informational webinars give you the guidance you need to open a home health care agency. Some of the webinar topics include: Preparing for Your Licensing Inspection, Choices for Your Home Health Care Agency, Patient Care & Documentation, Infection Control, HIPAA & Ethical Issues, Human Resources, Employment Protocols Business Development, and Branding and Marketing Strategies.
Reason Number 11: Coaching (Ongoing Support from our Home Health Care Consultants)
At your convenience, our certified senior home health care consultants provide ongoing support via phone or email. Our home health care consultants are dedicated to supporting you with overcoming the challenges and obstacles you may encounter when operating a successful home health care agency. With this in mind, operating a successful home health care business depends on having all the building blocks in place. Our home health care consultants are committed to helping you establish your business while increasing recognition in your market area. Our coaches will assist you with understanding the requirements around providing services in relation to the activities of daily living.
Reason Number 12: Online Home Health Care Training Academy
Also included when you start a home health care business or open a home health care agency is access to our online home health care training academy. Access to the academy is for anyone in your company and it includes, but is not limited to the following: More than 30 Educational Videos, Home Health Care Business Training Materials, Marketing and Advertising Materials, Interactive Forum, Networking (network with our entire database of existing home health care businesses), and 24-hour Message Board
Reason Number 13: Patient Referral Program
As our valued client, we provide patient referrals exclusively for you and your business. Further, we offer a home health care directory for patients in need of home health care services throughout the country. Once your agency completes our standards of excellence program, it becomes eligible to appear in the directory. The home health care businesses featured in this directory are as a result of attending our comprehensive home health care training programs.
Reason Number 14: Clinical Department
When it comes to patient care and documentation – rest assured, you will have peace of mind. Your business is backed by the clinical expertise of 8 registered nurses. In fact, several of our nurses are former state auditors and CHAP surveyors! Best part is they’re available when you need them. With this level of support, you can build confidence and influence trust in your business.
Reason Number 15: Revenue Streams from all resources
Did you know there are government programs that pay for home health care? Medicaid Waiver Network understands exactly how to complete and submit all governmnent forms correctly. This will assure approval and acceptance into state and federal programs. At 21st Century Health Care Consultants, our goal is to establish and maintain a well-balanced stream of revenue from all resources (whether public or private).
Reason Number 16: Veteran Patient Referral Programs
In honor of our nation’s veterans, 21st Century is proud to be part of several veteran home health care patient resource and support programs. When you start a home health care business or open a home health care agency, you have access to this incredible resource. This is a wonderful opportunity to offer home care to veterans and their surviving spouses. Approximately 1 out of every 3 seniors across the nation will qualify for these programs.
Reason Number 17: Access to State of the Art Home Health Software
Being able to login from anywhere in the world and on any device, our cloud-based software saves your agency time and money. This state of the art software helps you virtually operate your entire agency while reducing office staff expenses. With this robust software, once you start a home health care business or open a home health care agency, you can practically set it to autopilot. Here are some key features of our operational software:, Client Scheduling, Referral Tracking, Caregiver HR Network Access, Caregiver Time Tracking via Smart Phone GPS App, and Family Portal Access (your patient’s family can login and view how their loved one is being cared for).
Reason Number 18: Proprietary Pricing
As the industry leader in home health care consulting, we’re able to share our proprietary pricing with our clients. This special pricing can save you thousands of dollars!* These discounts are provided exclusively to 21st Century Health Care Consultant clients only. Examples of this pricing include: $2,200 off the normal fees for Private Duty Accreditation, $1,500 off re-certification fees, $2,000 off our exclusive client insurance package, 20% off through the Medicaid Waiver Network, 25% off on our SEO Program, $1,500 discount provided by the Institute of Professional Education, Exclusive partnership agreement with ClearCare software, and Additional savings agreements are in place for our clients with several operational software and billing companies.