NAHC Webinar: What You Need to Know About Billing with PDGM

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) will present a new webinar, “PDGM: Billing In-Depth” on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 11:00 am to 1:00 PM Eastern Time. REGISTER NOW! This webinar will explore how the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will revolutionize the billing process, including almost doubling the volume of claims to…

NAHC Webinar: What You Need to Know About Billing with PDGM

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) will present a new webinar, “PDGM: Billing In-Depth” on Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Eastern Time. REGISTER NOW! This webinar will explore how the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) will revolutionize the billing process, including almost doubling the volume of claims…

CMS Open Door Forum Discusses PDGM, Authority to Sanction Providers, and more

The Home Health, Hospice & Durable Medical Equipment Open Door Forum held by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on September 18 covered a variety of issues pertaining to the home health and hospice industry, but what follows are the key issues that were presented related to home health. An article covering hospice…

Go from Novice to Knowledgeable with these 3 Sessions at the 2019 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo

Read on for details on how to save up to $300 on registration! Education at the 2019 Home Care and Hospice Conference & Expo will be world-class and that starts with three crucial pre-conference sessions that will cover three of the hottest topics in the industry: the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), technology, and advocacy.…

NAHC Calls for Important Changes to 2020 Home Health Proposed Rule

Important insights on how CMS should alter the rule to enhance access to home health The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) submitted comments on the 2020 home health prospective payment system rate update proposed rule. The proposed rule was issued on July 11, and includes a number of provisions, most notably, the…

NAHC Webinar Will Prepare You for the PDGM Coding Changes

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) will present a new webinar, PDGM: Coding In-Depth, another in our series of webinars and videos to help prepare home health agencies for the revolutionary changes coming with the Patient Driven Groupings Model on January 1, 2020. The webinar will be held on Thursday, September 12,…

Grassroots Advocacy: Watch this Brief Video about How You Can Stop Steep Payment Cuts to Providers

It is vital to stop home health payment cuts. GO HERE to learn more! Become an advocate for home health now! Home health care and hospice have never been more popular or necessary and that growth is poised to continue long into the future. However, as quality health care at home continues to grow, it…

CMS Releases Revised and Additional Instructions for Billing Under PDGM

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released Transmittal 4378/Change Request (CR) – Home Health (HH) Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) – Revised and Additional Manual Instructions. This transmittal  revises additional sections of the CMS Claims Processing Manual, Chapter 10, to support the implementation of the HH PDGM and creates new sections to describe the…

Summary of CMS Open Door Forum on Home Health and Hospice

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Home Health, Hospice, and Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Open Door Forum (ODF) on August 15, 2019.  Below is a summary of the information shared for home health and hospice providers. HOME HEALTH CY2020 PROPOSED RULE CMS reviewed the key provisions of the CY 2020 proposed…

CMS to hold PDGM Operations Issues Call

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a call on the Patient Driven Groupings Model and home health operations issues on August 21, 2019 from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern Time. REGISTER HERE for this event. The target audience for this call is home health agencies, administrators, billers, coders, and other…