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Submitting Request for Records to Medicare Picture

Submitting Request for Records to Medicare

More than 47% of denials by PalmettoGBA for the period of 10/2017-12/2018 were related to...... Read More...

CMS Moratorium Extended!

CMS Moratorium extended! in the following geographical areas...

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.

Post-Acute Care and Home Health Care

What happen to the Acute-Care organization's Discharge Planners and the Post-Acure Care Home Health Care Community Liaison? These roles have disappeared to be replace ....

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Falls

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

Ready for CMS QAPI Program?

According to CMS in 2011 several nursing homes providers begun testing CMS QAPI Program, Quality Assurance (QA) and Performance Improvement (PI), Program which includes Five Elements...

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?

Home Health Care Agency Form Creation

Every home health agency must have up-to-date mandatory forms requiere by state and federal (CMS, AHCA and OSHA) regulations and accrediting bodies for the patient medical record. It is imperative that forms that collect data that are part of the patient medical record are user friendly. See sample forms.

The patient medical record is a "legal" document and is protected under several federal and state regulations as HIPAA, AHCA (FL). Organizations as "American Health Information Management Association" (AHIMA) provides a "Guidelines for Defining the Health Record for Legal Purposes" and the "National Committee for Quality Assurance" (NCQA) also provides a "Guidelines for Medical Record Documentation".
 

Forms Gathering Data 

Other forms are usually developed by the organization to collect data to complete reports for survey as PAC and QI meetings, Utilization Review, patient and employee occurrence reports and infection control reports for employees and patients.

We can help your organization to decrease redundancies in paper work by ensuring that all paper forms in the medical record capture the information required.

Reviewed 1/2020