Overcoming the Interoperability Gap in Home Health & Hospice
Sharing patient data across the care continuum
  WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 17, 2019)—The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) submitted comments on the 2020 home health prospective payment system rate update proposed...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 13, 2019)—The Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) recently released a report pertaining to home health agencies (HHA), “The Centers...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 10, 2019)—The DME CBP Collaboration has sent the following update to users who have registered with the dmecbpeducation.com resource related to the site's bidding...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 5, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that strengthens the agency's ability to stop fraud before it happens by keeping...
3 Big Issues  Facing Homecare & Hospice
Plus: Be heard on proposed PDGM changes
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 13, 2019)—The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA 2018) included a provision permitting physician assistants (PAs), beginning Jan. 1, 2019, to serve as hospice attending...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 13, 2019)—On Aug. 8, 2019, The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released additional guidance on the applicability of electronic visit verification (EVV)...
4 Things to Know about CMS’s DMEPOS Proposed Rule
Watch for streamlining of claims & new fee schedule determinations
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 29, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Monday that the Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) would begin in Ohio on Sept. 30, 2019. In the...
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (June 28, 2019)—AdhereHealth, a health care technology company focused on medication adherence, has announced a partnership with Papa, a companionship platform company serving the...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 26, 2019)—In the 2020 home health prospective payment system (HHPPS) rate update proposed rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes a number...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 19, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it will reject claims submitted with the Health Insurance Claim Number, with very few exceptions,...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 19, 2019)—The Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor released a new Financial Scoring Methodology fact sheet providing information about the financial scoring...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 11, 2019)—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Thursday, July 11 that it had proposed a new rule to update the rates and wages for home health care...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (July 9, 2019)—More than 80% of Medicare-reimbursed hospice agencies were cited with a deficiency between 2012 and 2016, according to a new report issued by the U.S. Office of...
How to Prepare Now for PDGM
Streamline care & educate staff to manage change