Home Health Line Breaking News
The Home Care Workforce Action Alliance is a new organization that has been formed with the goal of attracting more people into home care and personal services.
The American Hospital Association is asking CMS to take "swift action" against Medicare Advantage organizations that are inappropriately and illegally restricting access to care.
New data from one MAC found that nearly half of all denied claims from January to March were due to the provider failing to respond timely to the request for additional medical documentation.
The new 396-page guidance manual includes an item-by-item guide to the OASIS-E assessment instrument, as well as a 10-page description of the changes from OASIS-D to OASIS-E.
The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General has announced a new review of the “accuracy of falls reporting in home health OASIS assessments,” according to a work plan announcement.
Agencies preparing for Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) in 2023 now have access to achievement thresholds and benchmarks for each quality measure via the iQIES portal.
Providers seeking to report their Period 2 Provider Relive Fund spending late due to extenuating circumstances have until May 18, 2022, to make that request.
NGS reports that agencies in its service areas can resubmit NOAs impacted by an error causing a return to provider incorrectly with edit code U537F.
In a new message to providers May 5, 2022, CMS is noting that the FDA has limited the authorized use of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine.
A home health agency has paid $2.1 million to settle claims of improper billing for services.


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