Home Health Line
04/02/2071
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which was declared a national emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is implementing a new diagnosis code U07.1 (COVID-19) into the ICD-10-CM code set.
04/02/2071
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which was declared a national emergency, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is implementing a new diagnosis code U07.1 (COVID-19) into the ICD-10-CM code set.
07/28/2021
Agencies with staff members who are not 100% vaccinated need to follow all of the ETS guidelines regarding social distancing in the office, wearing masks at all times, introducing physical barriers if needed and screening all visitors.
07/28/2021
A regional representative from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently responded to questions submitted by the Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice.
07/28/2021
Information collected by the assessing clinician at any point during the time frame CMS allows for the OASIS completion can be used to guide assessment coding as long as there is no other item-specific guidance that states otherwise.
07/28/2021
Recent data from a MAC serves as a reminder to assess processes around caring for a home health patient who was served by hospice to avoid payment interruptions.
07/28/2021
Home health and hospice agencies are partnering with technology-enabled wound specialty companies to help manage wound patients for the best clinical and financial outcomes.
07/28/2021
Here’s a list of the top 10 reasons that home health claims submitted to CGS in the month of June were rejected or returned to provider.
07/23/2021
Experts answer questions on some of the hot topics in home health, including value-based purchasing expansion, 2022 coding guidelines and HIPAA compliance.
07/22/2021
Agencies should be preparing now for the national expansion of Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) in January 2022, announced in the home health proposed rule June 28.

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