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.

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

Update Will Bring Order to Chaos of Supervisory Visits

Home Health and Hospice Software Supervisory Visit Scheduling

Are you looking for a little more wall space in your office? That white board or large calendar where you schedule home health or hospice supervisory visits will become redundant in the update of McKesson Homecare™ and McKesson Hospice™. Performing … Continue Reading

IMPACT Act Details Becoming Clearer

IMPACT Act Details Becoming Clearer

As the old saying goes, the devil is in the details. During a recent national provider call, the details were becoming clearer for the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014, more commonly known as the IMPACT Act. Fortunately … Continue Reading

Improving Care Quality Focus of New E-book

Central Focus of Home Care Regulations Improving Care Quality

As an executive, clinician or therapist at a home care organization, your mission is to provide quality outcomes for your patients. For patients, those outcome goals may be modest: recovery from a painful wound; using a walker to go to … Continue Reading

What’s the Real Cost of Slow Document Access?

Papers flying around a frustrated woman who wants a document management system

When people discuss reducing or eliminating paper in the workplace, they often talk about things like getting rid of file cabinets or reducing staff because the hours spent filing have been cut back. While those benefits are real, they’re not … Continue Reading