Read more from McBee Healthcare Associates about Clinical Documentation Improvement

Home Health Value-Based Purchasing: Why Therapy Matters

2022-09-28T08:02:14-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , , , |

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.

Hospice Additional Development Requests and Appeals | Trends, Best Practices & Teamwork

2022-05-26T13:17:41-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , , , |

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.

Initial Visit vs. SOC Comprehensive Assessment – Understanding the Difference

2022-04-07T10:24:30-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , |

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.

Reduce Claim Denials Under RCD with a Strong Face-to-Face Compliance Program

2022-04-07T09:50:33-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , , |

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.

Resumption of Care: Common Situations

2022-04-11T16:16:58-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , |

A Resumption of Care (ROC) assessment is required any time the patient is admitted as an inpatient for 24 hours or more for other than diagnostic tests and returns to home care. Let's look at 3 separate scenarios.

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.

In Case You Missed It: Home Health Compare Tool Retired, Data Refresh Delayed Until 2022

2020-12-28T15:03:01-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , , , |

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced the last refresh for the Home Health Compare is delayed until 2022 and Care Compare replaces Home Health Compare Tool. 

Go to Top