By Sharon Litwin, RN, MHA, HCS-D / Posted on: August 24, 2021
This article will detail eligibility requirements for Medicare home health patients—homebound, face-to-face, skilled need—and will discuss the new payment model, the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM). The article also includes case scenarios for home health patients that require IV therapy as well as other home health interventions for various disease processes and the Medicare Home Health Benefit and the HIT Benefit intertwine.
By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: August 20, 2021
This Minute briefly reviews some of the highlights of Value Based Purchasing and what has been proposed. Value-Based purchasing has been proposed in the form of a nationwide rollout for home health beginning in January 2022.
By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: August 9, 2021
This Minute reviews the four items that are being proposed for change in the Home Health Conditions of Participation, specific to home health aide supervision. Make sure to stay tuned for more updates!
By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: August 2, 2021
This minute covers a quick recap of The Hospice Final Rule released on July 29, 2021 that updates Medicare hospice payments and the aggregate cap amount for FY 2022 in accordance with existing statutory and regulatory requirements. Make sure to stay tuned for more updates!