As we wrap up the first quarter of 2021, Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC) have fielded several no-pay RAP questions regarding processes, requirements, and penalties. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions and their answers: Q: Are HIPPS codes still required on RAPs? If yes, do the HIPPS codes need to match on the RAP [...]
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The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has recently announced it will be auditing home health services provided as telehealth, with expected completion in FY2022. What does this mean to home health providers?
OZARK, MO. (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 02, 2021 HealthRev Partners announced today that it has elected Bobby Robertson to its board of directors. Robertson is President and Founder of LifeCare Collective, an organization that empowers home health and hospice agencies to drive growth and streamline operations through centralized support and collective buying power. “We’re pleased to name [...]
Should you manage your home health or hospice coding and billing in-house or work with a partner? Whichever decision you make, you’ll want to ensure that it’s the right one for your agency. That’s where rightsourcing comes in. Let’s examine what it is and why it’s important.
2020 was a difficult year for many home health agencies. 2021 proves to be even more complicated with the introduction of the no-pay RAP. Let's take a look at the no-pay RAP penalties and expert tips on how to avoid them.
NASHVILLE, TENN. (PRWEB) JANUARY 14, 2021 PlayMaker Health, the industry-leading post-acute sales enablement and business intelligence platform, and HealthRev Partners, the leader in tech-driven, consultative revenue cycle management services for home health and hospice agencies, announced today that they have partnered to deliver impactful solutions to drive and maximize revenue growth. This partnership will enable [...]
OZARK, MO. (PRWEB) JANUARY 12, 2021 HealthRev Partners, the leader in tech-driven, consultative revenue cycle management solutions for home health and hospice providers, today announced its partnership with LifeCare Collective to provide coding, billing, and “Live OASIS” services to its member agencies. With a wealth of post-acute expertise and resources, together, HealthRev Partners and LifeCare [...]
Watch this video to learn more from Michael Greenlee, Founder and CEO, about the why it's important to work with a RCM vendor that has established guidelines for performance measurement.
Late October, CMS released the CY2021 Home Health Final Rule. As part of the final rule, requirements were laid out for what is being called the no-pay RAP. No-pay RAPS will take effect January 1, 2021. There are several items regarding no-pay RAPs that home health billing teams need to prepare for in order to avoid penalties.
Hospice payment reform has been a hot topic for The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), a nonpartisan agency that provides Congress with analysis and advice on Medicare. While the FY2021 Hospice Final Rule was limited to essential policies and didn’t include any major changes, changes are still on MedPAC’s radar.