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Cognitive Assessment: Resources for Providers

Updated on 07/16/2021 Cognitive Assessment: Resources for Providers Do you have a patient with a cognitive impairment? Medicare covers a separate visit for a cognitive assessment so you can more thoroughly evaluate cognitive function and help with care planning. The Cognitive Assessment & Care Plan Services (CPT code 99483)...

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Breaking News: CMS Releases 2022 Home Health Payment Rule

Updated on 06/29/2021 CMS Releases 2022 Home Health Payment Rule At the end of the business day Monday, June 28, CMS released its Fiscal Year 2022 Home Health payment proposed rule. The announcement was characterized as “CMS to Improve Home Health Services for Older Adults and People with Disabilities.”...

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Home Health LUPA Threshold: Bill Correctly

Updated on 06/07/2021 Home Health LUPA Threshold: Bill Correctly In a recent report, the Office of Inspector General found that Medicare improperly paid some claims for home health services with 5 to 7 visits in a payment episode. Review the Medicare Home Health Benefit and Home Health Prospective Payment...

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MACs Resume Medical Review on a Post-payment Basis

Updated on 06/04/2021 MACs Resume Medical Review on a Post-payment Basis Beginning August 2020, Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) resumed post-payment reviews of items and services with dates of service before March 2020. MACs may now begin conducting post-payment medical reviews for later dates of service. The Targeted Probe and...

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Temporary Claims Hold

Updated on 04/01/2021 Temporary Claims Hold Author: Michael Tidd LVN, HCS-D, COS-C CMS has directed al Medicare Administrative Contracts (MACs) to hold all claims with dates of service on or after April 1, 2021.  This is an action to avoid withholdings from claims related to the Sequestration Moratorium Extension...

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CMS continues RCD Phase-In for FL & NC

Updated on 03/29/2021 CMS continues RCD Phase-In for FL & NC Author: Michael Tidd LVN, HCS-D, COS-C   Agencies located in Florida and North Carolina will continue to have the option to voluntarily participate in the Review Choice Demonstration or hold off on submissions for this program for an...

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Home Health & Hospice Agencies

HealthCare Synergy believes in an ongoing education for our clients, so we offer several state and national events, both live and via the web. From today’s hot topics to understanding the fundamentals, HealthCare Synergy’s User Group Meetings, Boot Camps, and other events are just another example of our commitment to our clients. Our Training options include on-demand tutorials, weekly webinars, and a customized training experience for your agency with our team of highly trained staff.

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