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We are open!

We are still open, serving existing patients, and admitting new patients! To limit risk to staff and patients we have restricted access to our office. Our clinicians and staff are following guidance provided by the US Centers for Disease Control and the New Mexico Department of Health. If you have a question or request, please call us at 575-758-4786.

March 20th, 2020|Blog|

Tips for Staying Healthy During COVID-19

March 12th, 2020|Blog|

Hiring Full-Time Billing Specialist

Mountain Home Health Care is currently seeking a full-time Billing Specialist to provide support to our billing department. The position will ensure that required clinical documentation is completed in a timely manner to support the timely and accurate billing of clinical services, with a focus on, regulatory compliance, process flow, and billing support production.

Duties include: • Printing, tracking, logging and following up on physician orders. • Calling physicians’ offices and following up on delinquent orders and face-to-face documentation. • Assist in verifying insurance eligibility • Follows up with on unpaid claims, and takes action to correct issues delaying payment. • Demonstrates excellent communication skills when communicating with patients, and facilities. • Completes special assignments and projects with minimal supervision and consistently meets the department’s performance, production and quality standards • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance with insurance local state and federal regulations related to billing. • Maintain knowledge of functional area and company policies and procedures. • Communicate with Clinical staff about missing or inconsistent information for claims submission process. • Analyzes and respond to payer rejections, gathering more information as required to resubmit claims. • Communicate with Clinical and Operational staff about implications of payer rejections. • Collaborate with colleagues on claims generated through submitted documentation by clinical staff. • Generate weekly and monthly reports on claim status. • Data entry. • Provide administrative support to billing team and Intake. • Cross-training for other positions within the Billing Department and Intake Department.

Qualifications: • Minimum High School Diploma […]

March 6th, 2020|Blog|

Hiring Full-Time Speech and Language Pathologist

Located in the beautiful Sangre de Cristo Mountain Range,
Mountain Home Health Care, a non-profit Home Health and Hospice Agency has been
providing services to Taos County, New Mexico since 1975. We began with a staff
of two Registered Nurses and now employ over 130 Nurses, Physical Therapists,
Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Pathologists, Personal Care
Workers, Home Health Aides, Social Workers, Spiritual Counselors and
Administrative Staff. We love our community and are thankful to be able to
provide such needed services to those around us on a daily basis.

We are currently recruiting for a full-time (32-40 hours per week) Speech and Language Pathologist to join our supportive and caring work environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, flexible schedule and caseload variety. Please contact Abbie Jackson @ 575-440-0008 or send your resume to ajackson@mtnhomehealth.com

Job Description: Full- or Part-time Speech and Language Pathologist

March 6th, 2020|Blog|

Seeking Licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses

Mountain Home Health Care, a Non-Profit, Home Health, Hospice, and Care-giving Agency is currently seeking full-time Licensed Practical Nurses and Registered Nurses. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive pay, and a sign-on bonus. For more information on these positions please contact Abbie Jackson at 575-440-0008.

Job Description: – Licensed Practical Nurse- Registered Nurse

January 22nd, 2020|Blog|

MHHC Named HomeCare Elite® for 2019

Mountain Home Health Care was recently named a Top Agency of the 2019 HomeCare Elite®, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 14 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlighted the top 100 and top 500 agencies overall.

HomeCare Elite agencies are determined by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, best practices implementation, patient experience (HHCAHPS), quality improvement and consistency, and financial health. In order to be considered, an agency must be Medicare-certified and have data for at least three outcomes in Home Health Compare.

The ranking is developed by ABILITY® Network, a leading information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of healthcare. It is sponsored by DecisionHealth, part of the H3.Group.

January 13th, 2020|Blog|

Taos Community Foundation’s Peak of Excellence Award

Mountain Home Health Care and Hospice is proud to announce that it is the first recipient of the Taos Community Foundation’s Peak of Excellence Award.

The award is presented to a non-profit engaging the community of Taos County, NM and whom touches the lives of Taos County residents in a meaningful way. Mountain Home Health Care and Hospice often provides care to patients regardless of their ability to pay and insures that we are holding true to our Mission above all else.

We are so honored and humbled by this award and want to take the opportunity to encourage community members to become involved with our organization by making donations to our administrative and indigent care operations.

(https://www.facebook.com/mountainhomehealth/posts/2531409093582696)

October 10th, 2019|Blog|

Goodbye Jeff, see you in Clovis!

Jeff Kloer, Rehab Director

It is with bittersweet tears that we say goodbye to Jeff
Kloer today. Jeff has been successfully directing our rehab department for the
last three years. Two years prior, he joined our Physical Therapy Team when the
department only consisted of two other Therapists. With Jeff’s efforts, he expanded
our Therapy Team to include Speech Therapy and Occupational Therapy. As a
result, our Rehab department has grown from 3 to 12 Therapists! Which means,
month after month, year after year, our Therapy team has been caring for a
growing number of patients from our Taos Community and neighbors.

When asked about his Physical Therapy work, Jeff said that overcoming the challenges were rewarding and that he felt fortunate to meet and treat so many genuine and kind patients. They will always have a soft spot in his heart. As will you Jeff, always have a place in our hearts.

When a wind from Clovis whispered in Jeff’s ear about a new opportunity to develop a rehab program for treating pilot fatigue on Cannon Air Force Base, Jeff couldn’t resist. Packing up his moto-bike and leaving the wind to the dust, Jeff leaves Taos better than he found it. We’ll see you again Jeff, in Clovis, New Mexico!

July 12th, 2019|Blog|

Dealing with Grief During the Holidays

Grief, Gratitude, and the Holiday Blues
Thanksgiving, Christmas, Chanukah, Easter and Passover. Holidays are associated with laughter and fun, celebration as well as reflection, times to spend with family and dear friends.  For many of us they’re also associated with sorrow, grief, loneliness and stress.  Add the death of a dear friend or family member to the mix and holidays can be harrowing.

Grief is a response to the love that existed and still exists between us and those who have gone on before us.  Grief and love go hand in hand. Why pretend we’re not sad?  Why pretend we don’t miss them?

When someone special dies our world might seem to crumble, and the demands of the holiday can heighten our sorrow. Celebrating when a loved one has died can feel like betrayal; as if enjoying life without them means we’ve forgotten them. But we haven’t. We can mix our grief with gratitude for those who’ve been in our lives and be reminded that life continues to offer goodness and blessings.
What can we do? How can we celebrate the holidays when we’re missing our loved one?
Consider these ideas. Then pick some things to do that seem authentic to you and your family –

Laugh when it’s time to laugh. Cry when tears are needed
Talk about them and the times you shared.
Make their favorite food. Their favorite food is sometimes banished from the holiday meal. Instead, eat it and enjoy it! Or laugh over the fact that it’s the one food you never did like very much.
Light a candle, say their name or say a prayer for them
Try continuing their favorite holiday activity
Dedicate a decoration on the Christmas tree in their honor
Decorate their grave site
If you scattered them to the winds, or a river […]

November 8th, 2018|Blog|

MHHC Launches New Intern Program

-by Nat Hoonsan

Say “Hello!” to Kayla Nichols, Mountain Home Health Care’s first Intern from UNM-Taos.
In my various administrative roles with MHHC over the last 18 months, especially those involving staff recruitment, I felt there was an opportunity to better prepare those in our community for the workforce, especially in an administrative office setting. I sat down with a small committee to design an internship program for our Agency and then met with UNM-Taos’s Career Development Facilitator to coordinate this inaugural program. The overall purpose of this internship, in addition to readying students for the administrative workforce, is to also give those with little or no prior office-related employment the experience that many companies require. Upon successful completion of the internship program, each student will have an administrative experience to list on their resume and a letter of recommendation for future employment. Students will also gain the experience of working with a community-related non-profit in the home health industry. Each internship is tailored to the student’s school and activities schedule and runs approximately the length of a UNM-Taos semester. The length of the program allows us to prepare a number of students each year for the workforce.
Although our current internship is filled we can always review applicants for the following semester’s program. Applicants must be current UNM-Taos students with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Internship hours are paid and the schedule is flexible. For more information, contact Nat at (575) 758-4786 or inquire through the Career Services at UNM-Taos.

April 20th, 2018|Blog|