Benchmarks
02/04/2021
The 2019 payment adjustments and latest outcome scores for HHVBP agencies as CMS looks to expand model to other states.
01/28/2021
Acute care hospitalization was the top quality measure that agencies said they would be working on in 2021, followed by timely initiation of care and management of oral medications, according to the 2021 HHL Trends Survey.
01/21/2021
A breakdown of the maximum number of charts allowed per day for coders at agencies that have a cap.
01/13/2021
This table shows the percentage of all patients with low, medium and high functional impairment levels, along with the percentage breakdown for COVID-19 patients.
01/07/2021
Educating physicians about the need to provide detailed documentation continues to be a top challenge related to PDGM, according to HHL’s 2021 trends survey.
12/26/2020
Home health agencies expect that the response to COVID-19 will be by far the No. 1 factor that impacts their finances and operations in 2021.
12/17/2020
The data below show the breakdown of “source and timing” for home health periods that involved COVID-19 patients.
12/10/2020
The use of texting and overall cell phone use for patient care were the No. 1 HIPAA security concerns among the 247 respondents to a survey conducted by HHL’s sister organization the Association of Home Care Coding & Compliance (AHCC).
12/03/2020
New CMS data of COVID-19 claims through Sept. 12 show home health referrals for patients recovering from coronavirus is similar to the rate of all home health referrals following hospitalization in recent years.
11/18/2020
PPE availability ranked as one of the top concerns that agencies expressed related to the public health emergency, according to the 247 total respondents to a survey conducted by HHL’s sister organization the Association of Home Care Coding & Compliance (AHCC).

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