Category Archives: Home Health Documentation

Get the information you need to simply and improve home health documentation processes with information and advice from the McKesson Homecare Talk Blog.

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

Enhanced Medication Reconciliation Part of Software Upgrade

Medication Reconciliation

McKesson Homecare™ and McKesson Hospice™ have been updated with new functionality that helps improve medication management. Medication reconciliation has been in the news recently, the result of a Kaiser Health News analysis of Medicare inspection records that identified more than … Continue Reading

Ready for Value-based Purchasing? Here’s Why You Should Be

Are You Ready for Value Based Purchasing

Are you still breathing a sigh of relief that your state isn’t part of the Home Health Value Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model, which began in January 2016? While your home health organization may not be participating, you should begin looking … Continue Reading

Making the Right Connection Can Help Referrals

Home Care Referrals Made Easy with McKesson Homecare Connect

How valuable are your referring physicians and hospitals to your home care organization? If general trends hold true for home care marketing, the correct answer is very valuable. Research from an online marketing firm shows that referred customers have a … Continue Reading

New ICD-10 Codes on the Way

New ICD-10 Codes Coming Soon

If you thought your coders could breathe a sigh of relief after transitioning to ICD-10 and its 68,000 codes in October, you may need to think again. In March the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Centers … Continue Reading