Author "Rebecca Johnson"

By Rebecca Johnson
In CMS
Sep 14th, 2020
New website is tailored to mobile devices. COVID-19 may have delayed the revamp of Medicare’s Compare web tools, but it didn’t scuttle the effort altogether. The Medicare Care Compare website, which rolls up its eight separate Compare websites, includ...
By Rebecca Johnson
In CMS
Aug 20th, 2020
CMS “will resume routine inspections of all Medicare and Medicaid certified providers and suppliers...
By Rebecca Johnson
Jul 10th, 2020
The pandemic-sparked reprieve is nearly at an end for home health agencies (HHAs) in Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) states...
By Rebecca Johnson
In Billing
Jun 5th, 2020
There’s no excuse for not keeping careful records of your healthcare-related expenses attributable to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) now. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has clarified what those are. Hazy Requirements Leave Pr...
By Rebecca Johnson
May 22nd, 2020
Occupational therapists achieve long sought-after goal. Medicare officials have knocked down another wall that blocked optimal efficiency during COVID-19 public health emergency. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is waiving the r...