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06/24/2021
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.
06/17/2021
The key to getting into referral sites weekly is targeting high-value patient types and creating weekly sales
education messages for your representatives.
04/29/2021
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.
04/22/2021
by: CMS
Here is the April 2021 OASAS Q&A from CMS, addressing questions on which providers are allowed to certify the patient's needs and eligibility, logging patient height and UTI, and further explanation on responding to GG questions in the OASIS.
02/04/2021
by: CMS
Here is the January 2021 OASAS Q&A from CMS, addressing provider questions on coding for pressure ulcers, assessing the ability to dress, requirements for medication reconciliation, and considerations on answering GG items.
01/17/2021
This is an example of a home health referral checklist that agencies can provide to physicians to educate them on PDGM and what is required of home health agencies.
07/17/2019
by: CMS
Claims with secondary diagnoses within interacting categories will qualify for a high comorbidity adjustment.
05/14/2019
Industry experts recommend actions to take ahead of PDGM’s implementation on or after January 1, 2020.
04/15/2019
by: CMS
CMS released the April 2019 quarterly OASIS Q&As on April 15, 2019.
04/05/2019
by: CMS
The information below shows the thresholds for patients’ functional levels based on the 12 clinical groups within the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM).

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