About 53% of agencies say start of care (SOC) assessments take 11 to 30 minutes longer under OASIS-D than under OASIS-C2, according to the 124 respondents to a question on HHL’s 2019 Home Health Clinician Productivity Survey.
The data below show the average number of home health visits per day performed by discipline. 
About 33% of agencies say complying with the revised CoPs is the regulatory change that has had the biggest impact on agency productivity over the past year.
The percentage of patients who would definitely recommend the home health agency to family and friends and the percentage of patients who gave their home heath agency a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest) saw a slight uptick in the July 2019 release of Home Health Compare.
About 25% of agencies say turnover is the single biggest non-regulatory challenge to productivity in 2019, while 20% say patient acuity is having the biggest impact.
by: BKD
The estimated profit margin under the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) varies widely from state to state, according to analysis by BKD Health Care Group of Sprinfield, MO.
Agencies have continued to improve in several Home Health Compare measures included within value-based purchasing, according to data released July 24, 2019.
by: CMS
MS estimates the total cost for a 30-day payment period will be $1,577.52 in CY2020, according to the 2020 PPS proposed rule.
by: CMS
This table, taken from the 2020 PPS proposed rule, includes the proposed, estimated 30-day, budget-neutral amount for both with and without behavior assumptions. Amounts don’t include the calendar 2020 home health payment update.
Waiting on information from the doctor is one of the top barriers leading to delays in timely OASIS submission, according to the 345 respondents to a question on HHL’s PDGM Survey.


User Name: