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Importance of In-Home Clinical Documentation for Home Health Providers

Posted by Crystal Parks on Jun 7, 2016 7:30:00 AM

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How does clinicians completing their patient documentation in the home relate to higher clinician satisfaction, less audits, and higher Home Health Compare scores?

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Topics: Home Health Compare, Home Health

Overtime Rule Will Likely Impact Home Health and Hospice

Posted by Crystal Parks on May 18, 2016 10:54:20 AM

Overtime Rule

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor issued the final overtime rule, which is effective December 1, 2016.  This rule will dramatically change the standards for salaried workers to qualify for an exemption from overtime requirements, which is likely to have a significant impact on all types of businesses, including home health and hospice.  

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Topics: Hospice, U.S. Department of Labor, Home Health

CMS Opens OASIS C2 Comment Period for Home Health Providers

Posted by Crystal Parks on Apr 11, 2016 9:57:42 AM

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CMS is now accepting comments through May 31, 2016, on the OASIS-C2 data set, which is scheduled to be implemented on January 1, 2017. 

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Topics: Home Health, OASIS

Medicaid Face-to-Face Rule for Home Health Services

Posted by Crystal Parks on Mar 4, 2016 10:30:48 AM

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On February 2, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that would require a face-to-face (F2F) encounter for beneficiaries receiving Medicaid home health services.

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Topics: Face to Face, Medicaid, Home Health

Reliable Home Health Patient Care Success

Posted by Crystal Parks on Dec 30, 2015 7:30:00 AM

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Does your EMR really help support patient-centered care? Do you need to improve your Star rating? Are you having problems staying in compliance?

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Topics: Home Health

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