By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: October 21, 2019
As home health agencies continue to plan for the implementation of PDGM there are some very important questions that agencies should be asking of the software vendors/electronic medical records (EMR) that will be utilized for clinical documentation and billing of Medicare Home Health claims.
By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: October 1, 2019
Transitioning to the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) has already begun to impact operations for home health agencies that are indeed convinced that preparation must begin now. Diagnosis coding and OASIS ADL data are two significant areas that the agency can impact by deeper education and understanding of both items. Clinicians must understand the dire importance of including the appropriate disease processes in the assessment of the patient and development of care plans.