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What Your Agency Needs to Know About Targeted Probe & Educate

2021-11-30T09:56:19-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , |

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.

The Role of Hospice Attending Physician in Delivering Patient-Centered Care

2021-04-27T09:21:30-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , |

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.

Home Health Checklist: Creating a Healthy Revenue Cycle

2021-04-27T08:56:00-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , , |

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.  

Identifying Common Coding Challenges in These 7 Code Categories

2021-07-07T06:37:18-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , , |

Learn these common coding challenges and what to look for in these seven coding categories to help ensure accurate and high-quality clinical documentation.

Case Management Model: Your Key to PDGM Success

2021-02-18T11:26:29-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , |

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.

PDGM Best Practice: Turn to Episode Management to Drive Efficient Visit Utilization

2021-07-07T06:35:54-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , , |

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 Extends Phased-in Participation of Review Choice Demonstration in Florida and North Carolina

2021-07-07T06:33:40-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , , , , |

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.

New COVID-19 ICD-10 Codes Effective January 1, 2021

2021-10-12T07:26:04-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

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.

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