Free Home Health Line Tool
CMS finalized changes to the number of points assigned to the OASIS items that drive reimbursement under PDGM.
This 13-page document reviews current and expired pandemic waivers, as well as information on payments for COVID-19 vaccine administration and more info.
CMS has released the much-anticipated draft guidance manual for the OASIS-E version of the OASIS data set.
CMS provides further guidance surrounding when to complete RFA 7 (Transferred to an inpatient facility — patient discharged from agency) and when to complete RFA 8 (Death at home) in its second quarter OASIS Q&As, released April 19.
The attached tool will help identify issues when reviewing rehospitalization incidents.
Six of the top 10 standard-level survey citations from CMS involve plan-of-care issues. The data reflect 2,452 home health standard surveys conducted through November 2021.
by: CMS
The October 2021 OASAS Q&A from CMS addresses guidance around assessments for "when confused" and "when anxious," as well as pressure ulcer/injury.
With the new Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for health care settings, agencies will want to review the requirements to make sure they are in compliance.
The key to getting into referral sites weekly is targeting high-value patient types and creating weekly sales
education messages for your representatives.
by: CMS
CMS has provided the attached guidance and decision tree for clinicians using the 6-level rating scale to reflect the patient’s functional abilities based on the type and amount of assistance provided by a helper.


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