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5 Billing Basics for Perfect Medicare Home Health Final Claims

The path to fast payment of a home health final claim is a no-brainer – make sure the Final is error-free.  Medicare rejects a claim on an error-by-error basis. You can fix one mistake and the inspector then re-examines the claim for other inconsistencies.  This can be exceedingly...

Posted by Peggy Mathews on Feb 28, 2019

Proper Home Health Coding for Medicare OASIS

Proper home health coding for Medicare OASIS

The process of selecting correct diagnosis codes for a OASIS Start of Care, Re-Certification or Resumption of Care is very straightforward and uncomplicated.

Posted by Peggy Mathews on Feb 15, 2017

Home Health Care Policies: Incentives for ACOs to Improve Performance

CMS Announces Proposed Improvements to Medicare Shared Savings Program

Posted by Nathan Hope on Jan 29, 2016

Home Health Care Policies: New Medicare Value-Based Insurance Model

Posted by Nathan Hope on Sep 4, 2015

Home Health Care Policies: Medicare ACOs Continue to Improve Quality of Care

Home Health Care Policies- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today issued 2014 quality and financial performance results showing that Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) continue to improve the quality of care for Medicare beneficiaries, while generating...

Posted by Nathan Hope on Aug 26, 2015

Home Health Care Policies: Timeline for Medicare DME Competitive Bidding Announced

Home Health Care Policies: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today announced the bidding timeline for the Round 1 2017 competition of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program, as required by...

Posted by Nathan Hope on Aug 21, 2015

Home Health Medicare News: New Payment Model for Cardiovascular Health

Home Health Medicare News: Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a new program that would provide a new program for preventative cardiovascular health treatments:

Posted by Nathan Hope on May 29, 2015

Home Health Medicare News: Payment Updates for Medicare Health Plans

Home Health Medicare News- The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released final Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D Prescription Drug program changes for 2016 that provide fair and accurate payments to plans, and encourage the delivery of high-quality care for all...

Posted by Nathan Hope on Apr 10, 2015