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Improving home health star ratings

What is the importance of accuracy in home health coding and OASIS and how does that impact outcomes and star ratings?  Accuracy in home health coding and OASIS are extremely important as there are many factors that are impacted by how a record is coded and how the OASIS items are scored. One common [...]

Improving home health star ratings2022-08-09T19:12:20+00:00

The Invisible Truth to Your Billing

Over the past six months, I have interviewed over one hundred agency owners asking them specific questions centered around their revenue cycle management.  I wanted to know why this side of the business causes so much anxiety for owners and administrators. What I ultimately wanted to know was if I could provide some guidance [...]

The Invisible Truth to Your Billing2022-04-08T21:50:35+00:00

A CEO’s Letter to His RCM Team

If there’s anything certain in the home health and hospice market, it’s that NOTHING is certain in the home health and hospice market. It is ever-changing. And as an RCM company that seeks to provide the BEST analytics and service, we must be willing to change with it. We recently recorded a podcast that [...]

A CEO’s Letter to His RCM Team2022-03-17T21:08:04+00:00

Home Health Certification and Plan of Care Billing 101

Medicare requires a home health certification and plan of care to be compliant and for reimbursement.Creating the plan and its follow up can be complicated. The plan of care should match the documentation within the OASIS. It can take hours of time and energy to be compliant. Many agencies are looking for [...]

Home Health Certification and Plan of Care Billing 1012022-03-08T00:49:40+00:00

Medicare Cost Report

The New Medicare Home Health Cost Report CMS 1728-20 Parts 1 and 2 FREE Training The new Medicare Cost Report Form brings the first significant changes to the report in 25 years including increased disciplines and new cost centers. John Reisinger, CPA of Innovative Financial Solutions for Home Health shares his [...]

Medicare Cost Report2022-02-18T18:01:04+00:00

KanTime and HealthRev Partners Unique Benefits for Agencies

  Has your agency ever experienced the frustration of having a Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) solution that isn’t partnered with your EMR? OR   Does your billing department dread the time of the month where they have to stay late and manually input important information into the EMR because it doesn’t [...]

KanTime and HealthRev Partners Unique Benefits for Agencies2022-02-18T18:08:57+00:00

Home Health Documentation Review for 2022

Best Home Health Documentation ReviewHealthRev Partner’s Coding & OASIS review team is comprised of dual certified reviewers, with many years of experience, making them the best in the industry.  At HealthRev Partners we realize that the financial success of your agency is directly correlated to an accurate and compliant clinical documentation review process.HealthRev Partner’s dual-certified experts [...]

Home Health Documentation Review for 20222022-02-18T19:23:09+00:00

Notice of Admission (NOA) in 2022: Take These Simple Steps Now

Is Your Billing Team Ready for NOAs (Notice of Admissions) in 2022? With NOAs, we're witnessing three major issues. To begin with, many EHRs were not prepared to meet the new requirements. To prevent late filings and penalties, agencies are being forced to manually enter NOA data directly into the DDE system. This forces [...]

Notice of Admission (NOA) in 2022: Take These Simple Steps Now2022-09-09T14:44:24+00:00

Home Health Rulemaking Process: How to Affect CMS Policies

How to Comment on the Home Health Proposed Rule The rulemaking process is what occurs to finalize a Proposed Rule. For Medicare, CMS is the agency that proposes a rule and a rule can contain many new regulations. CMS puts the rule out via the Federal Register so that it can be reviewed by all [...]

Home Health Rulemaking Process: How to Affect CMS Policies2021-12-03T21:08:37+00:00

The Home Health PPS Proposed and 2022 Final Rule Changes Explained

Changes aplenty. Will you be ready? This (CY2022) being year 2 under PDGM, there are numerous changes in the CY2022 HH PPS Proposed Rule; most having to do with HH PPS (see § II of the Proposed Rule) and the HHVBP Model (see §III), which I will discuss in this post. There are other [...]

The Home Health PPS Proposed and 2022 Final Rule Changes Explained2021-11-19T18:08:15+00:00

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