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Bipartisan legislation introduced just days ahead of the 2023 Home Health Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule seeks to repeal payment cuts under PDGM and to reframe how MedPAC analyzes agency revenues.
Your employee referral program must be exciting to your employees if you want to bring in quality candidates. Your best employees likely know other high-quality candidates in their field.
In order to get the most accurate picture of patients — and their functional ability — ensure your clinicians are not overusing the “not attempted” codes, as CMS has stated that it’s looking at the use of these codes.
Whether you decide to end your vaccine mandate, modify the existing requirements or keep the current policy, you’ll want to follow the written rules you have in place.
An early look at data on OASIS-E trends shows that agencies are transferring a reconciled medication list to subsequent providers at transfer nearly 70% of the time. 
New legislation expected to be introduced soon will seek to prevent steep payment cuts that could be in the 2024 home health payment rule.
The waiver allowing clinicians to complete the OASIS in 30 days expired with the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) on May 11, meaning clinicians now have just five days to complete the OASIS-E assessment.
CMS has offered a handful of compliance updates and clarifications in advance of mandatory reporting for telehealth visits and remote patient monitoring beginning July 1, 2023.
As the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) plots a future rule to address workplace violence in health care settings, home health care leaders are building their own guidance around workplace safety.
CMS addressed the conflicting information given in the OASIS-E assessment versus the OASIS-E Guidance Manual for when to complete the entire Patient Mood Interview for D0150. This information was released in the April OASIS-E Q&As.


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