One component of the hospice certification of terminal illness requirements is the narrative summary, a brief narrative designed to explain clinical findings that support a life expectancy of six months or less.
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.
Home Health Agency Transforms Orders Management Process to Increase Documentation Compliance and Resolve $6.9M in Unbilled Revenue
Learn how McBee partnered with the agency to tackle their gaps in face-to-face documentation compliance and resolve all of their unbilled revenue with agency-wide education initiatives and adapting best practice order management processes.
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.
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.
Learn details of the home health prospective payment updates with a focus on the no-pay RAP and the changes to the wage index.
CMS released its final home health payment rule for 2021 on October 29, 2020. We’ve outlined important aspects of the final rule that home health providers need to know to stay informed and keep operations running smoothly.
As CMS continues to move forward with quality indicators and public reporting for hospice, it is important to know how you can use this information and reporting to help steer your agency towards success.