Regulatory Compliance
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
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
Be sure to accurately assign and document complication and symptom codes — many of which drive reimbursement — to avoid third-party scrutiny or loss of potential reimbursement.
10/07/2021
Consider your options for supplying staff with electronic devices in an effort to improve productivity in the home.
10/07/2021
In a bad year for the security of medical records, 2020 saw ransomware infiltrate more medical practices and cause more damage than ever before. Now’s the time to review your vulnerabilities and consider upping your cybersecurity game.
10/07/2021
The Q4 2021 Coding Clinic guidance update, released Oct. 1, included an assortment of 11 new and revised Frequently Asked Questions regarding how to code for COVID-19. And some of this new information could have an impact on home health reimbursement.
09/30/2021
Agencies struggling to get employees vaccinated will want to consider persistent, compassionate one-on-one outreach as a way to reach vaccine-hesitant staff ahead of a planned federal mandate.
09/30/2021
For many agencies, the first step in preparing for the Notice of Admission (NOA) in 2022 will be checking to make sure their EMR provider is making its own preparations.
09/30/2021
Timely initiation of home care goes a long way in reducing 30-day hospital readmission rates among adult Medicare patients with diabetes, according to a study done by Rutgers University.

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