Set to begin in January 2021, Primary Care First is a demonstration program designed to enhance care for patients with serious illnesses. PCF will incentivize quality of care through two voluntary model options, including the Seriously Ill Population option aimed at high-need, high risk patients.
For Medicare-certified Home Health Agencies (HHAs), the new Patient-Driven Groupings Model is certainly revolutionary. PDGM has been proclaimed by consultants and industry analysts as the most consequential regulatory and reimbursement transformation in the home health industry in two decades. Scheduled to become effective on January 1, 2020, the new payment methodology will affect how agencies…
Whether you are looking for an EMR solution or in the middle of implementation, the road to “Live” can be long…and bumpy. Knowing what you want and need, and knowing what to expect, will better prepare you to navigate the challenges ahead.
Home health agencies are increasingly looking to remote patient monitoring and telehealth technology. RPM can facilitate quality care delivery and help agencies cut costs, maximize resources, and enhance productivity.
Do You Know How to Become a PDGM Success Story?
Do you understand the new metrics for success in PDGM?
Do you know how to use your data to drive profitability and prove value?
Do you know how to predict and avoid audit activity?
Do you know how to survive the PDGM benchmark blackout?
New healthcare technologies are emerging almost every day. Home health agencies are embracing emerging technologies in order to meet the challenges and ever-increasing demands of the growing home care market.
For home health and hospice providers looking for a quality EMR solution, the challenge can be daunting. The investment in a new EMR is huge, and it might be hard to know how—and where—to start.
The days of freestanding operations and independent documentation are behind us. Quality healthcare relies on connectivity between provider organizations, but this connectivity does not come easily. One of the more important advancements in healthcare interoperability, the Continuity of Care Document is facilitating the secure and timely electronic communication between NDoc® and referral providers.
Recording odometer readings and tracking mileage can be a burdensome chore for field clinicians and therapists, and reimbursement based on odometer mileage can be burdensome for agencies, as well. The process is also fraught with errors, estimates, and inaccuracies that can be costly for agencies. Automated mileage tracking saves time and ensures accurate, reliable reimbursement.
The U.S. population continues to age and more and more older adults are opting to stay at home for as long as possible. Most individuals will require assistance of some kind at some point during their senior years, and they will look to the expanding home care market for a beneficial and cost-effective option.