Last June 28, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HH PPS) proposed rule for 2022, which re-focuses the shift from paying for home health services based on volume to a system that incentivizes higher quality… Read More »Key Takeaways: 2022 Proposed Payment Rule; HHVBP National Expansion
OASIS QA outsourcing
When OASIS submission, coding, and QA review were streamlined, Qavalo’s client agencies saw significant improvements in their OASIS turnaround time and realized better compliance and profitability. With the right outsourcing partner, Qavalo clients have been able to get the support their in-house teams need… Read More »PDGM Challenges: Optimizing Profitability Through Efficient OASIS Turnaround
The Challenge The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) addressed concerns regarding GG codes in the recently released Outcome Assessment Information Set (OASIS) Q&As for quarter 1 of 2021. Clinicians still find it challenging to correctly assess and code the functional M items and… Read More »OASIS Q1 Update: Decoding GG Codes
The New CMS ADT Mandate There is a new mandate from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on sharing admissions, discharge, and transfer (ADT) data among care providers, with the aim of improving care coordination and lowering readmissions. As of May 1,… Read More »Is Your Agency Ready for Interoperability?