Home Health & Hospice

This issue of Homecare Insider

Homecare Insider, January 6, 2014

Are you familiar with the recent Jimmo v. Sebelius settlement agreement? If not, you should be because it will directly affect homecare providers in 2014. The settlement agreement sets forth a series of specific steps for CMS to undertake, including issuing clarifications to existing program guidance and new educational material on this subject. CMS is now in the midst of the educational guidance. This issue of Homecare Insider gives providers access to training materials in regard to the settlement.
Our Q&A provides a history of the Jimmo v. Sebelius settlement agreement so you are in full understanding of the settlement.
Our product spotlight focuses on the ICD-10 transition. Are you looking for an efficient and cost-effective way to prepare your agency for the ICD-10 transition? Beacon Health has developed a four-part webcast series dedicated to ICD-10 coding proficiency in home health. In just 90-minutes each month, you can gain valuable insight and tips on accurate ICD-10 coding essential to your agency.
Questions or comments? Please let me know!
Casey Pickering