Category Archives: Home Health Billing

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Pre-Claim Review Demonstration Project Kicks Off

Pre-Claim Review Demonstration

The tension continues to build over the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Pre-Claim Review Demonstration of Home Health Services, set to begin in Illinois on August 1, 2016. One hundred-sixteen Members of Congress have signed a letter protesting … Continue Reading

Study Shows Home Health Value in CJR Demonstration

CJR Demo Shows Value of Home Health

New research demonstrates the value of home health to provide quality care at a lower cost than many alternative care settings for patients undergoing lower extremity joint replacement (LEJR). Home health organizations in the 67 geographic areas where the Medicare … Continue Reading

Managing Mileage Is An Important Component in Agency Management

Managing Mileage Is An Important Component in Agency Management

Home care management definitely encompasses an organization’s leadership, those people who individually or collectively set the tone, the direction and the goals for the organization. But, as savvy leaders already know, home care management also includes the various tools needed … Continue Reading

Support helps ease transition to ICD-10

A female nurse submitting ICD-10 claims

Supporting our home health and hospice customers in their transition to ICD-10 codes started about three years ago. Naturally, our approach has involved product updates, but we also understood that the transition would require changes to business processes throughout the … Continue Reading

Focus Programs on Heaviest Users of Healthcare

Focus Programs on Heaviest Users of Healthcare

Research from the U.S. General Accountability Office shows that just 5% of Medicaid enrollees account for nearly one-half of expenditures for Medicaid-only patients. Identifying these patients and taking a proactive approach to help them manage their conditions and adhere to … Continue Reading