Reach for the stars…

You better because starting this summer you won’t have a choice.  CMS is putting the final touches on adding star ratings to Home Health Compare.   The ratings will include only 9 of the 27 quality measures currently included online. 

Star Ratings update

Don’t you love the new focus on quality by your competitors just because those stats are now represented by stars rather than percentages?  Have you noticed that press releases are everywhere, office buildings display large banners offering self-congratulatory messages to

Updates: October, 2014

  Additional Documentation Request (ADRs) New Time Line   Change Request 9323 issued by Medicare has been released and dictates how MACs or intermediaries start counting down the time they have to respond to an ADR.  MACs have 60 days

ICD-10 Has Arrived

After years of planning and delays, ICD-10 finally arrived.  Many agencies are slowly adapting to the new coding and requirements.  The early few weeks has brought on some confusion, but that was expected.  We also saw that the transition amongst