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Quality Management Role For The Betterment of Your Agency Picture

Quality Management Role For The Betterment of Your Agency

The Quality Manager can be a catalytic agent between departments in your organization. A Quality Manager in a strategic position in an organization can help improve revenues in multiple ways. Identifying processes assigned to staff ....

Encouraging Physicians to Properly Complete Face to Face Encounters

Physicians may find themselves being denied payment by CMS for Case Management overseen fees and office visits due to poor documentation in their patient\\\'s medical record.

CMS Quality Measurements Projects and the Goals

CMS is presently developing outcome core measures that are patient oriented and cross providers setting during the continuum of care.

Understanding Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP)

Understanding the role that Medicare Secondary Payer plays to patient care and your agency is critical.

Tips

OASIS Tip - M1600 Patients discharged with an UTI on discharge and PAEs Report

Are your Potentially Avoidable Events (PAEs) Report showing an increase in patients being discharged while having an UTI?

Patient-Driven Grouping Model (PDGM)-Effective January 1, 2020 CMS Home Health Payment Methodology. Picture

Patient-Driven Grouping Model (PDGM)-Effective January 1, 2020 CMS Home Health Payment Methodology.

Have you downloaded the CMS PDGM Excel file from the CMS Home Health Agency Center?

Falls

Patients falls are a marker of frailty, immobility...

Medicare Home Health Care Agencies Obligation to Face to Face Encounters

As a August 2015 CMS no longer requires a narrative on a Face to Face Form. The expectations from CMS at the present time is that the organization need to obtain a copy of the physician's patient's medical record page where shows the reason/complaint for the visit to the physician's office, the findings, the need/reason for ordering home health and for what plus the reason why the patient is homebound, see Face to Face.

Revised 1.2020