With Home Health Value-Based Purchasing on the horizon, it's time to discuss the positive impact appropriate utilization management, including therapy utilization, can have in helping your agency achieve clinical excellence and optimize reimbursement.
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services released its proposed home health payment rule for CY 2023 on June 17, 2022. We’ve outlined the must-know details for home health providers to stay informed.
While the HHCAHPS survey makes up 30% of an agency’s VBP score, it also provides valuable and meaningful feedback. Discover ways your organization can work to implement a one-to-one connection with patients and provide a safe, comfortable environment.
System implementations are known as big lifts to many organizations. Discover 3 key strategies that will aid in the optimization of your implementation.
Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) programs should not be viewed as just another regulation, but as a tool to bring optimal results to your agency and help keep quality care top of mind. Learn how to effectively build and execute process improvements for your agency.
As the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services continues to increase reviews to ensure hospice agencies remain compliant, it is crucial to ensure your are properly managing Additional Development Requests and appeals. Discover current process trends, best practices to follow, and how effective teamwork can lead to long-term success.
Assisted living communities that operate with a high level of quality care give families the confident and comfort they need in knowing their loved ones are in a safe place. Defining your community's key risks areas and creating an efficient improvement plan is crucial to ensuring quality of care is top of mind.
Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE), CMS has waived the Home Health Condition of Participation under 42 CFR § 484.55(a) regarding the initial assessment. Learn the difference between the initial visit vs. a SOC Comprehensive Assessment.
Review Choice Demonstration is in full cycle in Illinois, Ohio, North Carolina, Florida, and Texas. In June 2021, Palmetto GBA posted the top reasons for non-Affirmation and claim denials, many being related to Face-to-Face encounters.