Home health, hospice & regulatory blog
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In a world jam-packed with COVID-19 information and communications, home health centers are looking for direction. Not only are they adapting to PDGM—the most significant change to Medicare’s payment methodology for home health services in nearly 20 years—but they are also facing strong headwinds from the unprecedented crisis, COVID-19. It’s a perfect storm.
A conversation between Navin Gupta, Vice President, Home Care Solutions for MatrixCare and his special guest Jeremy Crow, Senior Software Executive, Information Technology Consultant, and Certified Project Manager for HEALTHCAREfirst about RCM support through COVID-19, PDGM, and beyond.
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From Clinical to Coding: PDGM Prep for Pros Integrating clinical documentation workflows, coding process efficiency, OASIS accuracy, and communication between coding and clinical staff will be critical under PDGM. Prep wisely and learn how you can help your agency improve in all areas to create a cohesively compliant billing ecosystem. Join this free,
Home Health Regulatory Update: FY2020 Proposed Rule (CMS-1711-P) Click here to view the webinar handout. Home Health Regulatory Update: FY2020 Proposed Rule (CMS-1711-P) Here’s what we’ll cover Proposed Payment Update, including the PDGM case-mix weights and payment rates Requirements for implementation of
August is chock-full of can’t-miss webinars. Go ahead and register now for as many as you can, so you don’t miss a minute of this vital information. Budget 2020: Staying in the Black with the Patient Driven Groupings Model Budget planning is an important priority this time of year as you
August is chock-full of can’t-miss webinars. Go ahead and register now for as many as you can, so you don’t miss a minute of this vital information. The Blueprint for Effective Acute/Post-Acute Information Exchange Learn 3 key goals for information exchange: preventing errors, managing escalations and equipping network care management. Plus, you’ll gain the
https://youtu.be/qlcdgeJnXNs Click here to view the webinar handout. Review of the the Hospice Regulatory Update FY 2020. Hospice FY 2020 Proposed Wage Index and Payment Update Rule Rate Updates, Wage Index and Hospice Cap Hospice Election Statement and Addendum Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) Request for Information (RFI) – Interaction of the Hospice benefit with
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