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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

2021-01-29T10:43:08-05:00Categories: 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.

COVID-19: March Post-Acute Regulatory Roll-Up

2020-04-03T13:47:42-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health, Post Acute, Skilled Nursing Facility|Tags: , , , , |

Read more about the many regulatory changes that have become more flexible during this COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Managing Patient and Caregiver Refusal of In-Home Clinician Care

2020-12-28T15:11:07-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , , |

Over the course of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, patients and caregivers are beginning to refuse in-home services out of fear of contracting COVID-19.

Make the Most out of Your Non-Cancer Length of Stay Rates

2020-06-25T16:45:05-05:00Categories: Blog, Hospice|Tags: , , , , , , |

Last October, Palmetto, one of the nation’s largest Medicare Administrative Contractors to the federal government, released their Electronic Comparative Billing Report (eCBR) for 2018 data between April 1 – September 30 that focused on hospice providers’ Non-Cancer Length of Stay (NCLOS) rates.

Critical Steps Every Agency Should Take to Transition LUPAs to PDGM

2021-01-20T10:53:09-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , , , |

In the 2020 Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) environment, LUPAs will become even more complicated with the introduction of the multifaceted structure of visit requirement variables. Like so many other aspects of PDGM, this change in calculation requires your attention.

Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) Readiness Series: Clinical Coding Challenges

2019-12-04T13:12:58-05:00Categories: Blog, Home Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) is the most significant change to the home health payment reform in the past two decades.  The impact from PDGM is expected to significantly shift service delivery and will change the structure of home health reimbursements. A key component for calculating payment under PDGM...

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