By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: August 27, 2019
January 1, 2020 will bring many new beginnings, including the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM). No doubt the largest reimbursement system overhaul in home health since October 2000. CMS continues to tweak the model and updates to the Claims Processing Manuals have begun.
By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: July 1, 2019
CMS has announced that the revised OASIS-D1 instruments will be effective January 1, 2020. Changes to the OASIS-D data set and data collection guidance were finalized in the Calendar Year (CY) 2019 HH Final Rule, CMS 1689-FC.
By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: April 30, 2019
Home health agencies may find many of the changes to OASIS-D daunting, but there are several modifications that have helped make assessments easier than ever before. The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) is the primary driving force behind the OASIS changes.
By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: August 8, 2018
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) released the CY2019 Medicare Home Health payment rule July 12, 2018. This proposed rule is voluminous and carries an immense number of proposed changes. HPS will continue analyzing and updating the proposed elements of this rule.