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Transfer DRGs: Finding the Correct Transfers in a Sea of Discharges

2023-09-28T12:50:41-05:00Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Validating where your patients went after hospital transfers and discharges can be a time-consuming in-house search process that affects hospital reimbursement. In this blog, learn more about transfer DRGs under the Medicare PACT Rule, which reduces payments to hospitals that transfer patients to other providers to continue treatment.

Call to Action: Proposed Cuts Could Deprive Home Health of Necessary Funds

2023-09-20T13:27:40-05:00Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Millions of older Americans could be greatly impacted if the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) goes through with its proposed rate cut to the Home Health Prospective Payment System for Calendar Year (CY) 2024.

Hospice’s Dual Challenge of Patient Care and Hospital Relations

2023-09-22T09:42:33-05:00Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has recently turned the spotlight onto the realm of Hospice General Inpatient (GIP) level of care. What is interesting about this review is the sample is not hospice-focused, but hospital-focused.

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