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.

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.

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

2021-05-04T09:35:21-05:00Categories: 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.

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