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, including Home Health Compare and Hospice Compare, launched Sept. 3. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services ...
Jul 10th, 2020
The pandemic-sparked reprieve is nearly at an end for home health agencies (HHAs) in Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) states...
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 Providers Wanting In accepting CARES Act Provider Relief Fund money, HHS initially said that providers must agree to terms ...
In Coding
Jun 1st, 2020
Update your understanding of how to code telehealth services now and in the futur...
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 requirements that rehabilitation skilled professionals may only perform the initial and comprehensive assessment when only therapy services are ordered,...