Healthcare Provider Solutions

Archives: 2021, April

COVID Vaccine Administration Billing Update & Extension of the Public Health Emergency (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: April 26, 2021

Welcome to Monday Minute with Melinda! This session reviews the details of the Condition Code that must be used in billing vaccine administration for Medicare Advantage enrolled patients. Additionally, we touch on the extension of the PHE and corresponding CMS Waivers. Make sure to stay tuned!

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FY2022 Hospice Proposed Payment Rule

By Leslie Heagy, RN, COS-C / Posted on: April 21, 2021

In addition to the proposed changes for hospice providers CMS included proposed changes to the Home Health Quality Reporting program (HH QRP) to resume in the reporting for January 2022. The proposed rule for hospice and home health QRP is summarized in today’s blog.

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Sequestration, Reminder Regarding NPPs in Home Health & Update on Claims Processing (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: April 19, 2021

Welcome to Monday Minute with Melinda! Welcome to Monday Minute with Melinda! This session is loaded with updates regarding sequestration, claims processing and the use of NPPs in Home Health. Make sure to stay tuned!

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Reporting From The Vaccine Frontline

By Sharon Litwin, RN, MHA, HCS-D / Posted on: April 14, 2021

“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” — Thich Nhat Hanh

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2022 Hospice Proposed Rule (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: April 12, 2021

Welcome to Monday Minute with Melinda! This video clip gives you some highlights of the just issued proposed rule and resources for obtaining details. Make sure to stay tuned!

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COVID-19 Coding Changes

By Sharon Litwin, RN, MHA, HCS-D / Posted on: April 8, 2021

It remains challenging to code COVID-19 for patients, as there are so many variations seen, especially as time goes on.   However, as of January 1, 2021, we have new diagnosis codes that are to be used for COVID-19 patients. They don’t include all of the patient scenarios for the conditions seen after COVID but it is a start.

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Medicare Regulatory Update (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: April 5, 2021

Welcome to Monday Minute with Melinda! This video clip will provides an update on Sequestration claims hold, Advanced & Accelerated Payments & Provider Relief Funds! Make sure to stay tuned!

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HPS Celebrates 20 Years of Success!

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: April 2, 2021

Today, April 2, 2021, HPS has reached an exciting milestone as we celebrate 20 years of business in Home Care and Hospice.

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