CMS is offering a virtual training program that provides instruction on the guidance for the Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS)-E. This training is part of a comprehensive strategy to ensure home health providers have access to the educational materials
MassHealth has released a draft of an updated Home Health Agency Manual that contains many significant changes. The draft is attached below. MassHealth previously conducted training on updates to the HHA regulations for HHA providers. To ensure your organization understands
Please read this important update from CMS and share it with your staff: “CMS identified an iQIES system nuance that may affect your HHA’s Services Provided values that are displayed on the HHA Provider Preview reports for the April 2022
Important Update from Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA): All CCA In-Network Home Health Agencies Must be Medicare Certified by January 1, 2023!
The Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) has announced that all in-network home health agencies must become Medicare certified by January 1, 2023. If your agency is already Medicare certified you should reach out to CCA to confirm that they have your
CMS invites Home Health providers to listen to the Home Health Quality Reports Program’s OASIS Interim Guidance Webinar. In an effort to provide an overview of important OASIS data collection clarifications, CMS has developed this webinar to highlight some of
Fourth quarter calendar year 2020 Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electronic Reports (PEPPERs) are available for Home Health Agencies (HHAs) and Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHPs). These reports summarize provider-specific data for Medicare services that may be at risk for improper
Home Health, Hospice, and DME: Don’t Miss the Next CMS Open Door Forum! Wednesday, June 23 at 2:00 PM ET!
The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, June 23, 2021 PM at 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET). Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. **This Agenda is Subject
Home Health: Important Pre-Claim Review Billing Issue! Claims Incorrectly Returning for Reason Code 39621.
From Palmetto GBA: Home Health Agencies participating in Pre-Claim Review are having claims incorrectly returning with reason code 39621, indicating to remove the UTN. Agencies should not remove the UTN! This issue has been reported and is in research. Palmetto
The CARES Act, passed in March last year, included $175 billion in Provider Relief Funding (PRF). Lawmakers promised that these funds would be available to providers with no strings attached so they could fight on the front lines of the
Massachusetts: CCA Home Care and Home Health Providers Must Submit their Attestation to Receive Increased Funding
An important notice from the Massachusetts Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) Contracting Department: CCA is following the guidance issued on January 22, 2021, by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs, for dates of service January 1, 2021 through June 30, 2021,