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Crystal Parks

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Is the Review Choice Demonstration Beginning in December 2018?

Posted by Crystal Parks on Sep 27, 2018 6:17:05 PM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a second Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) notice for public comment for the Home Health Pre-Claim Review Demonstration (A.K.A. Review Choice Demonstration). This notice is for a 30-day public comment period.CMS-log-blue

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Topics: Pre-Claim Review

EVV Delay Signed Into Law

Posted by Crystal Parks on Aug 1, 2018 5:42:05 PM


On Monday evening, President Donald J. Trump signed into law  H.R. 6042, a bipartisan bill which passed Congress in July.  This bill allows states to delay electronic visit verification in Medicaid-reimbursed care services for one year.

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Topics: electronic visit verification

Proposed CY 2019 Home Health PPS Rule

Posted by Crystal Parks on Jul 19, 2018 2:14:00 PM


CMS held an Open Door Forum last week, where the majority of the call was dedicated to the 2019 proposed Home Health Prospective Payment System (PPS) rate update rule.  Read more for a summary of the rule:

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Topics: pps payment, Home Health, OASIS, home health five star rating

House Passes Electronic Visit Verification Bill

Posted by Crystal Parks on Jun 20, 2018 6:07:50 PM

Government for Medicaid

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Topics: electronic visit verification, evv

Is Pre-Claim Review Coming Back?

Posted by Crystal Parks on May 31, 2018 9:10:18 AM

CMS plans to bring back an altered version of the Pre-Claim Review (PCR) demonstration that was halted at the end of March 2017.  The May 29 offer for public comment by CMS revealed that the PCR demonstration found paperwork errors instead of the fraud that it was intended to uncover. 

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Topics: Pre-Claim Review


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