New Employee Compliance

Hiring new employees can usually create a lot of confusion due to the amount of forms, information and data that must be gathered. However, make sure you at least have these forms to ensure adequate payroll compliance: Notice of Coverage

Notice of Observation Status

Hospitals have until August 2016 to comply with a newly enacted law called The Notice Act.  The Notice Act requires hospitals to notify Medicare patients when they are no longer in an inpatient stay, but are, instead, undergoing outpatient observation.

Compliance updates

PEPPER: Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Report PEPPER has come to home health. The first set of statistics are going to be made available through December 2014.  The report gives Medicare providers information about their payment patterns that could

What we hear: July, 2015

The proposed rule for 2016 is a continued step in the wrong direction for all home health providers – whether for-profit like you or even non-profit agencies.  While ObamaCare is primarily responsible, blame must also be placed on those providers

Stars ratings are out!

The long awaited star ratings are finally out and some agencies are not happy.  Meanwhile, other agencies are quite happy and have not waited to issue press releases to let the community know how great they are. Star ratings for