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“Since the Joint Commission accreditation in 2010, we have made significant investments in quality on a day-to-day basis starting with our people, improvement of our processes, and strengthening our technology platform. The Joint Commission accreditation provides us a framework to take our organization to the next level and helps create a culture of excellence, achieving this accreditation, for our organization, is a major step toward maintaining excellence and continually improving the care we provide. When you do good work, people notice. Over the past 14 years, the level of attention Assures has provided our partners, patients and their families have not gone unnoticed. Acknowledged in the form of awards, honors and other types of recognition. We are delighted to share them with you here, as they represent the high standards we strive to maintain on a day to day basis. Making a difference one patient at a time is what we do best, says Mr. Brandon Mahinay -CEO.”

” In achieving The Joint Commission accreditation, Assure Home Healthcare, Inc has demonstrated its commitment to the highest level of quality care for its patients,” says Margherita Labson, R.N., executive director, Home Care Accreditation, The Joint Commission. “Accreditation is a voluntary process, and I commend Assure Home Healthcare, Inc., for successfully undertaking this challenge to elevate its standard of care and instill confidence in the community it serves.”

Founded in 1951, The Joint Commission seeks to continuously improve healthcare for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating healthcare organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. The Joint Commission evaluates and accredits more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States, including more than 10,600 hospitals and home care organizations, and more than 6,600 other healthcare organizations that provide long-term care, behavioral health care, laboratory and ambulatory care services. The Joint Commission also certifies more than 2,400 disease-specific care programs such as stroke, heart failure, joint replacement and stroke rehabilitation, and 400 health care staffing services. An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission is the nation’s oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting body in health care. Learn more about The Joint Commission

“The 2016 HomeCare Elite™ winners exemplify a commitment to providing their patients with optimum care while performing at the highest level,” said Nancy Buller, Senior Director of Marketing Communications at OCS, Inc. “We congratulate Assure Home Healthcare, Inc. on achieving 10 consecutive years, as one of the elite agencies ranking in the esteemed group of the Top 25 percentile of home care agencies in the country.

“Assure Home Healthcare, Inc., CEO, Mr. Brandon Mahinay credits both the outstanding efforts of its clinical personnel in delivering the quality of services and the Management ability to continually raising the bar of excellence our organization has embodied since the start in 2003 as this is why we are ranked as one of the Top 25% HomeCare Elite™ awardee recipients. He said, “The quality of care we provide patients is a result of the agency’s continuous training of its staff, improvement of its work processes and systems, and total compliance with the requirements of regulatory bodies and industry standards.”

HomeCare Elite™ is a compilation of the top home health agencies in the United States and is managed by OCS HomeCare, the leading provider of homecare information, and Decision Health, the industry’s leading source for news (publisher of Home Health Line). HomeCare Elite is compiled from publicly available data from Home Health Compare and The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Cost Reports. The three categories used to calculate the results are the quality of care, quality improvement, and financial performance.

Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Deeming Authority for Home Health

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for individuals who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD).

Medicare Part A 

Covers inpatient hospital stays, care in a skilled nursing facility, hospice care, and some home health care

Medicare Part B

Covers certain doctors’ services, outpatient care, medical supplies, and preventive services

Medicare Advantage Plans

A type of Medicare health plan offered by a private company that contracts with Medicare to provide you with all your Part A and Part B benefits. Medicare Advantage Plans include Health Maintenance Organizations, Preferred Provider Organizations, Private Fee-for-Service Plans, Special Needs Plans and Medicare Medical Savings Account Plans. If you’re enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan, most Medicare services are covered through the plan and aren’t paid for under Original Medicare. Most Medicare Advantage Plans offer prescription drug coverage.

Medicare Part D (prescription drug coverage)

Part D adds prescription drug coverage to Original Medicare, some Medicare Cost Plans, some Medicare Private-Fee-for-Service Plans, and Medicare Medical Savings Account Plans. These plans are offered by insurance companies and other private companies approved by Medicare. Medicare Advantage Plans may also offer prescription drug coverage that follows the same rules as Medicare Prescription Drug Plans.