We're excited to announce the complimentary release of our OASIS Toolkit filled with visual job aids and resources to support accurate completion of the OASIS-D assessment. This is a living toolkit that will continue to grow, so help yourself to the download and check back frequently for updates!
Home Care Institute has prepared a complimentary Visual Guide to the January 2019 CMS Q&As. Download it now.
Despite concerns from the home health industry about the burden of a prior authorization requirement and how it will restrict access to care, CMS will move forward with a three-year Medicare pre-claim review demonstration for home health agencies in five states as published to the rule posted in the Federal Register on June 8, 2016.
As mandated by Section 3004(c) of the Affordable Care Act, Hospices have been collecting 7 Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) measures using the Hospice Item Set (HIS) since July 1, 2014. On April 28, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published the proposed FY 2017 Hospice Wage Index and Payment Rate Update, which includes the addition of two new quality measures.