Regulatory Compliance
09/17/2020
CMS recently sketched out more details about the payment penalty for RAPs not accepted within five days.
09/17/2020
The Q3 2020 Coding Clinic guidance update — released Sept 8 — included new frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding COVID-19.
 
09/02/2020
Muscle weakness continues to be the No. 1 questionable encounter (QE) that clinicians are including in the OASIS for the first three weeks of August.
08/26/2020
CMS released the home health grouper Aug. 7 containing acceptable primary diagnoses and the high comorbidity and low comorbidity adjustments for the new FY2021 codes — set to take effect Oct. 1.
08/26/2020
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is taking steps to clarify how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) affects opioid use among employees.
08/26/2020
The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) stressed the importance of collecting, coding, analyzing and reporting both industry and occupation data in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) case reports to form better strategies for reducing the impact of the pandemic on workers.
08/20/2020
The number of people entitled to paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will be expanded if a ruling from a New York federal judge holds.
08/20/2020
The information blocking portion of the rule issued by the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology (ONC) on March 6 will directly impact your agency’s requirements when patients ask to have their data forwarded or connected via an app
08/19/2020
Home health data analysis expert and vice president of product strategy for Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) Chris Attaya answered questions about the early days of PDGM.
08/12/2020
Due to the continuing COVIDÐ19 public health emergency, the 1135 waiver relaxing home health aide supervisory requirements has been extended through Oct. 23.

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