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.
10/21/2021
A home health agency is allowed to ask whether its employees are vaccinated. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provided this guidance, particularly singling out home health agencies as an example.
10/21/2021
Managing clinician productivity has been complicated by the pandemic. As the average number of daily visits slowly decreases over time, it’s more important than ever that agencies balance clinician satisfaction with lofty expectations for seeing more patients.
10/21/2021
Agencies should consider mapping out territories and assigning clinicians to specific areas as a way to increase productivity among staff.
10/21/2021
The number of clinician visits continued to decline in the results of the 2021 Clinician Productivity Survey.
10/21/2021
Within each company is a unique culture defined by the people within it. At the same time, several important qualities span many different organizations to contribute to their upbeat natures.
10/21/2021
Employers are under more pressure than ever to help ensure a safe and healthy environment for their employees during a still-evolving pandemic.
10/14/2021
A recent home health audit by the Office of Inspector General serves as a reminder to keep up your focus on infection control policies and procedures.
10/14/2021
Agencies looking to partner with Medicare Advantage organizations should increase their efforts in documenting and addressing Social Determinants of Health as a way to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospitalizations and increase the value of their services to current and prospective payers.

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