NAHC Considers Suit to Halt Pre-Claim Review Demonstration Project

Posted On: December 6th, 2016

Rhonda Oakes By Rhonda Oakes
Regulatory Analyst, McKesson
health insurance claims

On October 25, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) announced that its board authorized a lawsuit against the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in connection with CMS’ Pre-Claim Review (PCR) Demonstration for Home Health Services. … Continue Reading

Do You Know What Your Accounts Receivables Are?

Posted On: November 29th, 2016

By Robert Hardy
Revenue Management Services (RMS) project manager, McKesson

Regulations are increasing for home health organizations, even as payers merge and make changes that greatly affect them. Given these facts, can maximum reimbursement be accomplished? The answer is yes, but it requires a concentrated effort on proper setup and … Continue Reading

Report Underscores Importance of Home Health

Posted On: November 22nd, 2016

Amy Shellhart By Amy Shellhart
Vice President of Product Management, McKesson

The home health industry should assume a greater role in the American healthcare system to avoid hospitalizations and help ensure that patients are well cared for post-discharge, according to a new report. The Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation … Continue Reading

Programs Help Seniors Age at Home

Posted On: November 15th, 2016

By Jennifer VanWinkle
Clinical Product Manager, McKesson
Programs Help Seniors Age at Home

Helping people gracefully age in place is the ideal in healthcare. But getting paid for preventive care to keep people in their homes has been rare in a fee-for-service environment. Fortunately for seniors and hopefully for home care organizations, the … Continue Reading

People Are the Most Important Part of IT Security

Posted On: November 8th, 2016

By Jeff Morrissey
Director, McKesson Managed IT

The recent distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack that affected the operations of Amazon, Twitter, Netflix and others may not happen to your organization. But make no mistake: cyberthieves are after your organization’s data. You often hear about credit card … Continue Reading