By Jill Reeves – The 2019 Fiscal Year is well underway, and 2019 proper will be here in a hot minute. That makes this as good a time as any to preview some of the changes that have recently been or are about to be rolled out by CMS. The post Home Health, SNFs May […]
This fact sheet contains information about the inaugural release of the SNF QRP data on the Nursing Home Compare website that occurred on October 24, 2018. The post Skilled Nursing Facility Quality Reporting Program Data on Nursing Home Compare appeared first on RCM Answers.
By Steven Posnack MS, MHS & Carmen Smiley – In 2017 we announced “A 5-Year Goal to Transition the ONC Health IT Certification Program’s Testing Portfolio” to include as many industry-developed and maintained testing tools as possible. The post A New Home for the Electronic Prescribing Testing Tool appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, […]
CMS proposed significant changes to the Home Health Prospective Payment System to strengthen and modernize Medicare, drive value, and focus on individual patient needs rather than volume of care. The post CMS Takes Action to Modernize Medicare Home Health appeared first on Health Data Answers.
By Jim Tate – The annual MIPS score reported for affected providers is precise but the method to get there is littered with potential pitfalls. CMS had now made it possible for a provider to log in and review their preliminary performance. The post MIPS: The Chickens are Coming Home to Roost appeared first on […]
National League for Nursing Foundation for Nursing Education and Home Instead Senior Care are joining forces to foster and promote geriatric education through a $ 10,000 scholarship fund for nursing students. The post NLN Foundation and Home Instead Senior Care Partner to Foster Geriatric Education appeared first on HealthcareNOWradio.com.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule that would update payment rates and the wage index for home health agencies (HHAs) serving Medicare beneficiaries in 2018 and proposes a redesign of the payment system in 2019. The post CMS Proposes 2018 and 2019 Payment Changes for Medicare Home Health Agencies appeared […]
The MA eHealth Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative hosted an event to launch a new research report undertaken by the MassINC Polling Group focused on the attitudes of caregivers in Massachusetts toward digital health technologies. The post Report Looks at Home Caregivers and Potential of Digital Health Technologies appeared first on HIE Answers.
This week’s Friday Five takes a look at some of the organizations that represent home care and hospice, using technology to support home healthcare, a film focused on treating home-bound patients, and a special program for Vets on hospice. The post The Friday Five – Home Care and Hospice Month appeared first on HealthcareNOWradio.com.
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