Benchmarks
09/18/2019
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.
09/12/2019
The data below show the average number of home health visits per day performed by discipline. 
 
09/04/2019
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.
08/22/2019
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.
08/15/2019
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.
08/07/2019
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.
07/31/2019
Agencies have continued to improve in several Home Health Compare measures included within value-based purchasing, according to data released July 24, 2019.
07/24/2019
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.
07/18/2019
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.
07/10/2019
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.

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