CMS released its proposed home health payment rule for CY 2022 on June 28, 2021. Read the must-know details for home health providers to stay informed.
A hospice attending physician plays the most significant role in determining the type of medical care the patient receives as well as ensuring the patient is satisfied with the hospice's quality of care.
A healthy revenue cycle is a must for any home health agency’s overall financial wellness. To ensure your revenue cycle is in the best possible shape, use these four industry-proven revenue cycle management strategies.
Learn these common coding challenges and what to look for in these seven coding categories to help ensure accurate and high-quality clinical documentation.
PDGM challenges home health agencies to provide efficient and effective care in order to be successful financially while maintaining focus on delivering care that improves the patient’s functional abilities.
Hospice agencies are faced with many regulatory challenges on a daily basis, including creating, maintaining and updating patient care plans.
It’s apparent that home health providers are struggling with efficient visit utilization under PDGM. By leveraging best practice episode management strategies, however, providers can drive efficient visit utilization, deliver high quality care and ensure financial viability.
One component of the hospice certification of terminal illness requirements is the narrative summary, a brief narrative designed to explain clinical findings that support a life expectancy of six months or less.
CMS announced December 22, 2020 that they will be extending the phased-in participation of the Review Choice Demonstration for home health agencies in Florida and North Carolina until March 31, 2021.