What You Need to Know About the ICD-10-CM Updates for FY 2021

2020-09-17T14:26:52-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , , |

October 1, 2020 is just around the corner, meaning it’s time for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to release the home health ICD-10-CM update files for FY 2021.

How a Better Back Office Infrastructure Can Foster Growth

2020-09-14T10:27:10-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health, Hospice|Tags: , , |

Over the course of the past year, the efforts of home health agencies have been primarily focused on adapting behaviors under the new PDGM stipulations. The stress of adhering to these new regulations was compounded by the advent of COVID-19, levying an onerous burden on home health and hospice agencies.

Introducing McBee CareThreads

2020-09-01T15:52:30-05:00Categories: Insights, Podcast|

In this intro episode, host Tom Herzog meets with Mike Dordick, president at McBee and senior vice president of post-acute strategy for Netsmart. Tom and Mike talk about how a podcast can help promote connection and collaboration between post-acute and human services industries.

6 Steps to Success Under the FY 2020 Hospice Final Rule

2020-08-27T09:48:04-05:00Categories: Blog, Hospice|Tags: , , |

In Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020), hospices will be mandated to provide an election statement addendum upon request from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). With new election benefit requirements enacted as a condition of payment as soon as October 1, 2020, it is time for your organization to prepare for these changes.

Tell the Patient’s Story: Clinical Documentation in PDGM

2020-09-08T07:59:00-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , |

Clinical documentation plays many roles within healthcare. It validates the patient care provided, supports coding decisions, and facilitates claims processing, billing, and reimbursement. But at its core, clinical documentation works as a narrative in telling the patient’s story – where the patient has been, what they are going through and what the future holds for them.

Beat the Audit Heat: Ensure Quality Home Health Medical Necessity and Face-to-Face Documentation

2020-08-04T14:16:45-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , |

Inadequate medical necessity and face-to-face (F2F) documentation are the source of many denials, and auditors will look specifically for accurate F2F and medical necessity documentation that supports the skilled services provided to patients.

McBee to Deliver Insight on Successful Revenue Cycle and Financial Strategies at the NAHC 2020 Financial Management Conference & Expo

2020-07-14T13:34:06-05:00Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) announced that McBee post-acute leadership will present at their annual Financial Management Conference & Expo that will be held virtually from July 27-30.

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