The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported the Targeted Probe and Educate program (TPE) program resumed after being suspended in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). Here's what your agency need to know.
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.
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.
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.
As we saw in April 2020, there again will be an expedited release of ICD-10-CM codes related to COVID-19 effective January 1, 2021.