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Strengthen Clinical and Billing Processes for Review Choice Demonstration

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The Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) is a review of home health agency documentation to ensure the beneficiary meets requirements of the home health coverage criteria.

Value-Based Care and Bundled Payments: What Health Systems and Payers Should Be Doing Now

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The healthcare industry has faced numerous challenges in finding effective ways to achieve the triple aim through improving the patient experience, improving health of communities and reducing healthcare costs, and implementing innovative payment strategies is essential in achieving those goals.

OASIS-D1 Updates

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For home health agencies, the holidays mean more than spending time with family and time off work. Change is a constant of the home health industry, and the introduction of OASIS-D1 on January 1, 2020 proves this to be true. Luckily, the revisions occurring under OASIS-D1 are considered minor [...]

Drug Diversion Prevention: Compliance Strategies to Mitigate Risk

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The opioid crisis and hospital drug theft have been appearing more frequently in headlines for several years, making drug diversion a front-running issue in the acute space.

2020 Medicare Final Rule Released, PDGM Finalized

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the CY 2020 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update, which finalized changes for the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) that will go into effect on January 1, 2020.

Three Cash Collection Strategies to Prioritize for PDGM

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As the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) is approaching, organizations are currently focusing on how it will impact revenue cycle functions. To prepare financially prior to PDGM’s implementation date of January 1, 2020, home health organizations can focus on cash collections to be prepared for any loss or delay in cash flow due to the significant changes under the new model and identify risks that could cause potential delays across the revenue cycle.

PDGM: Expedite Turnaround to Bill Accurate Claims by Optimizing Order Management Process

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Home health organizations depend on their staff and tracking systems for a quick and efficient order management process. Order management is a key component within the revenue cycle process, as the collection of physician documentation is required to initiate any billing process. A bill cannot be generated without first obtaining all necessary orders.

PDGM: Tackling Referral and Intake Complexities with Change Management

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For home health organizations, referral and intake directly impact an agencies core operations and ability to provide appropriate care and bill in a timely manner. PDGM adds a new layer of complexity to this process by introducing the 30-day billing periods and admission source.

2019-12-06T13:28:45-05:00Categories: Insights|