Home Health & Hospice

The Beacon Guide, 2013 Edition

Homecare Insider, March 25, 2013

Updated to reflect the 2013 PPS Final Rule, The Beacon Guide to Medicare Service Delivery: 2013 Edition, helps your staff understand how to deliver and document patient care in compliance with the Medicare rules. Newly-expanded to include care planning and navigating the CMS-485, the Beacon Guide remains the industry leader in providing complete interpretation and compliance guidelines on all PPS regulations.

What’s new in the 2013 Edition?

The Beacon Guide has been reviewed for accuracy and updated to reflect changes based on the 2013 PPS Final Rule.

  • Analysis of how to comply with the updated face-to-face physician encounter requirement, including strategies to complete required documentation
  • Guidance on new therapy coverage and reassessment changes, including tips on how to meet assessment timelines, and ensure documentation accuracy
  • Survey preparation strategies under the revised survey process

Benefit from this manual by:

  • Giving staff a working knowledge of the current regulations
  • Implementing checks to ensure services are delivered according to regulations
  • Producing documentation that supports compliance and payment claims

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