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No Physician Hand-Off Required for Recertification

No Physician Hand-Off Required for Recertification

There is not a requirement for a physician-signed "hand off" under any circumstance in home health." – Katie Wehri, NAHC Director of Home Health & Hospice Regulatory Affairs

No Physician Hand-Off Required for Recertification

There is not a requirement for a physician-signed "hand off" under any circumstance in home health." – Katie Wehri, NAHC Director of Home Health & Hospice Regulatory Affairs

A New Reason to Call Hawaii Paradise

A New Reason to Call Hawaii Paradise

I am so happy to learn that Hawaii now covers palliative care through its Medicaid program! This will do so much to narrow or close the gap in care between home...

A New Reason to Call Hawaii Paradise

I am so happy to learn that Hawaii now covers palliative care through its Medicaid program! This will do so much to narrow or close the gap in care between home...

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HH Agencies Must Include Hand-Off Documentation...

Home health agencies that participate in a Review Choice Demonstration have a new rule starting May 20 to avoid claim denials. Beginning May 20, 2024, home health agencies must submit with...

HH Agencies Must Include Hand-Off Documentation...

Home health agencies that participate in a Review Choice Demonstration have a new rule starting May 20 to avoid claim denials. Beginning May 20, 2024, home health agencies must submit with...

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OASIS-E1: Ready to Download

CMS' manual for OASIS-E1 is now available online. Download yours for free. OASIS-E1 will be effective January 1, 2025.  Here's an excerpt from the OASIS-E1 manual about what changes it contains: 1.4 Changes...

OASIS-E1: Ready to Download

CMS' manual for OASIS-E1 is now available online. Download yours for free. OASIS-E1 will be effective January 1, 2025.  Here's an excerpt from the OASIS-E1 manual about what changes it contains: 1.4 Changes...

The Right Move: Maintenance Home Health

The Right Move: Maintenance Home Health

Don't miss this opportunity to see how you can better serve patients and avoid the frequent-flyer syndrome some patients experience when they are discharged from home health only to decline and...

The Right Move: Maintenance Home Health

Don't miss this opportunity to see how you can better serve patients and avoid the frequent-flyer syndrome some patients experience when they are discharged from home health only to decline and...

Home Health COPs and Interpretive Guidelines Update Finalized

Home Health COPs and Interpretive Guidelines Up...

Every agency providing services through the Medicare home health benefit program must follow the guidance in the updated Appendix B to continue participating in (or billing) the program.

Home Health COPs and Interpretive Guidelines Up...

Every agency providing services through the Medicare home health benefit program must follow the guidance in the updated Appendix B to continue participating in (or billing) the program.