Home Health Line
09/26/2019
Medicare Advantage (MA) is on the rise, and with that, so is the opportunity for home health agencies if they can get creative about how to demonstrate their value.
 
09/26/2019
Educate aides on how to talk to patients about advance directives to ensure the most current information is on the plan of care and to better enable all staff to provide appropriate care consistent with patient wishes.
09/26/2019
Agencies now have clear direction from CMS on how to handle the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) episodes in which no visits are ordered during the first 30-day payment period.
09/26/2019
Following a recent DecisionHealth webinar about how marijuana legalization impacts home health agencies employment policies, agencies asked questions of Miranda Watkins, attorney with Fisher Phillips in San Diego, Calif. Below are some of her answers.
09/26/2019
The average estimated payment per period under the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) varies by clinical group and from state to state, according to analysis by BKD Health Care Group of Springfield, Mo.

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