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Category: Monday Minute with Melinda

Review Choice Demonstration Update (VIDEO)

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

This minute covers the update for Florida and North Carolina Home Health Review Choice Demonstration (RCD). Palmetto GBA provides HHAs with a wealth of information addressing the requirements and expectations of the RCD. Make sure to stay tuned!

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Hospice Survey Changes in the Home Health Proposed Rule (VIDEO)

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

This minute is to make you aware that there are tons of pages in the 2022 Proposed Home Health Rule that are specific to Hospice. HPS will also have upcoming material that will discuss these updates. Make sure to stay tuned!

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More Details on the 2022 Home Health Proposed Rule (VIDEO)

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

This minute covers more details on the 2022 Home Health Proposed Rule. Register for our June15th webinar for more in depth information. Make sure to stay tuned!

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The Home Health Proposed Rule 2022 (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: July 6, 2021

This minute covers some of the changes for the Home Health Proposed Rule that were released on June 21st. Make sure to stay tuned!

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OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: June 28, 2021

This minute covers the COVID-19 Healthcare ETS (Emergency Temporary Standard) being officially filed in the Office of the Federal Register on June 17, 2021, and it became effective when it was published on June 21, 2021. Make sure to stay tuned!

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Provider Relief Funds Reporting Update (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: June 21, 2021

This minute covers the HHS revision of the Post-Payment Notice of Reporting Requirements as of June 11, 2021. This new version supersedes all previous versions of the Post-Payment Notice of Reporting Requirements documents. Make sure to stay tuned!

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Increase in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Payments (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: June 14, 2021

This minute covers the news release from CMS concerning: Medicare Billing for COVID-19 Vaccine Shot Administration. Effective June 8 of 2021, CMS has now approved that the COVID vaccination administration payment is going to be $75 per shot, which is almost double what they had increased it to earlier this year. The emphasis on getting as many people vaccinated as we possibly can is apparent. Make sure to stay tuned!

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Post Payment Reviews Inside the Public Health Emergency (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: June 7, 2021

This minute covers the news release from CMS concerning, MACs Resume Medical Review on a Post-payment Basis. Beginning August 2020, Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) resumed post-payment reviews of items and services with dates of service before March 2020. MACs may now begin conducting post-payment medical reviews for later dates of service. Make sure to stay tuned!

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Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Annual Report (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: June 1, 2021

This Minute covers a review of the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) Model – Fourth Annual Report. Make sure to stay tuned!

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Emergency Preparedness Update (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: May 24, 2021

Today’s video clip covers the Updated Guidance for Emergency Preparedness memo released in March of 2021. You need to thoroughly review all of the changes that have taken place in this update. Make sure to stay tuned!

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Notice of Admission Transmittal (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: May 17, 2021

This Minute covers the highlights of Transmittal 10758, dated May 11, 2021 with updates to the Medicare Claims Processing Manual regarding the NOA implementation for January 2022. Make sure to stay tuned!

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Hospice Proposed Rule Comments & Happy Nurse’s Month! (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: May 10, 2021

Welcome to Monday Minute with Melinda! This Minute highlights some very key components of the Hospice Proposed Rule that needs your feedback. Make sure to stay tuned!

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The HEAT Act (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: May 3, 2021

Welcome to Monday Minute with Melinda! This Minute is a call to action regarding the Senate bill the HEAT Act. Please review and participate. Make sure to stay tuned!

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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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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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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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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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Accelerated and Advance Payment Recoupment to Begin (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: March 29, 2021

Welcome to Monday Minute with Melinda! This video clip will recap the process of Medicare recouping the Accelerated and Advance Payments from 2020. Make sure to stay tuned!

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COVID-19 Vaccine Administration (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: March 22, 2021

Welcome to Monday Minute with Melinda! This week’s video clip will discuss the billing and reimbursement for COVID-19 Vaccine Administration. Make sure to stay tuned!

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OIG Conducting Audit on Telehealth (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: March 15, 2021

Welcome to Monday Minute with Melinda! This video clip will recap some of the documentation requirements for telehealth and the OIG audit to take place. Make sure to stay tuned!

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Hospice ADRs on the Rise! (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: March 8, 2021

Welcome to Monday Minute with Melinda! This week’s video clip will provide some key elements of responding to Hospice ADRs. Monday Minute with Melinda gives agencies the opportunity to receive critical weekly video updates, Make sure to stay tuned!

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Exceptions for Late RAPs! (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: March 1, 2021

Welcome to Monday Minute with Melinda! This week’s video offers quick tips on ensuring that you are coding appropriately for requesting an exception to a late RAP in 2021. Monday Minute with Melinda gives agencies the opportunity to receive critical weekly video updates, Make sure to stay tuned!

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Home Health Final Claim Clarification (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: February 24, 2021

Monday Minute with Melinda gives agencies the opportunity to receive critical weekly video updates. This week, Melinda highlights the most recent clarification for Medicare Home Health Billing of Final Claims in 2021. Help with cleaning out your Return to Provider Claims is just a click away!

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