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Hospitals could soon be required to develop a discharge plan within 24 hours of admission or regi
If an agency discharges a patient and that patient resumes services, there may be questions about
According to CMS, a discharge order is not necessary, no matter the circumstances.
If an agency discharges a patient and that patient resumes services, there may be questions abou
Studies consistently show that an effective and complete discharge summary, which contains the co
A newly proposed rule by CMS would put into effect new discharge planning requirements that the a
SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
New OIG Fiscal Year 2016 Work Plan On Monday, November 2
Providers should be aware of the revisions made to some of the language in the transfer/discharge
FEBRUARY 16, 2018
Computerized care plans, now used almost universally, are geared to address and satisfy regulator
  Are hospitals considering the best setting for discharge?
SEPTEMBER 16, 2016
The patient care plan (485) is not a stand-alone documentation system; it is the legal record of
An automated Recovery Auditor review of discharge status codes identified improper payment
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
Q: A patient is discharged from the skilled nursing facility (SNF) on day 24 and sent hom
DECEMBER 21, 2018
  Medicare requires a Medicare Part A PPS Discharge Assessment, effective October 1
DECEMBER 7, 2016
A patient’s plan of care is like a road map. It provides instructions and directions on ite
This article has been excerpted from MDS Care Plans: A Person-Centered, Interdisciplinary App
APRIL 11, 2019
Q:   We have a resident that was discharged to the acute hospital, and due
APRIL 11, 2014
Organizations often struggle to finalize charts after discharge so they can be coded in a timely
Seniors are more likely to be rehospitalized within 30 days of discharge if they have deme
Q: We have a resident that was discharged to the acute hospital  and, due
In an effort to help seniors stay healthy after a hospital discharge, a new program at Eskenazi H
JANUARY 27, 2015
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
by: Megan Herr Whether to transfer a patient with a discharge or without dischar
With the myriad of responsibilities a home health administrator must discharge each day, auditing
The American Hospital Association and its affiliate are collecting information on discharge trans
After discharge, many patients experience health relapses that send them back to the hospital. Wi
JANUARY 20, 2015
  Care Plans and Medicare Payments: Why care plans must move toward functionality
Consult your emergency management plan when facing an impending storm, and update this plan with
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
The Medical Center of Aurora in Colorado is under scrutiny for discharging a patient with the pap
This payment occurs when a patient is transferred/discharged and readmitted to the same home heal
Beneficiary enrollment in Medicare Advantage plans is on the rise, increasing from 5.3 million in
SEPTEMBER 7, 2018
by Kirsten Dize More agencies plan to focus on improving the rate of acute care
Can the plan of care serve as a way to document medications?  
If you want to keep patients from returning to the hospital after discharge, keep them a
DECEMBER 16, 2014
Emergency management ASPR-TRACIE resource provides guidance on planning for
JANUARY 2, 2019
Q: A long term care resident is discharged to the hospital, returning to the facility skil
MARCH 28, 2014
Q: If a patient is discharged to a behavior management unit that is hospital-b
  Strategic and business planning: An essential function of all administrators
  The IMPACT Act and Care Plans: How they intersect
  Nursing Home Action Plan focuses on improving quality, strengthening enforcement
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
  Care plans: How they affect compliance and reimbursement across the entire facility
OCTOBER 21, 2016
  A year of ambiguity alleviated by OIG's familiar plans
JANUARY 6, 2017
  Your Medicare Advantage plan may be inappropriately denying payments
OCTOBER 5, 2018
Sepsis patients may need improved post-discharge care to keep them from needing a return visit to
CMS addressed a question about whether agencies should discharge a patient when a home health pat
CMS doesn't require Medicare Advantage plans to have a face-to-face document for home health. Bu
Changing How We Care Plan webcast will be presented on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016. 1:00–2:30 p.
Changing How We Care Plan webcast will be presented on: Tuesday, May 3, 2016. 1:00–2:30 p.m
MARCH 18, 2016
The Department of Health and Human Services (plan/in
Q:    If a beneficiary changes from one Medicare Advantage plan to another,
APRIL 25, 2014
M2200 asks about the number of visits on the plan of care, which reflects physician orders. This
M2200 asks about the number of visits on the plan of care, which reflects physician orders. This
  OIG's Work Plan update reveals sharper focus on SNF service delivery
AUGUST 5, 2016
Payment for advance-care planning may be on the horizon. A group of providers recently recommende
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
In the Office of Inspector General's (OIG) FY17 Work Plan, the agency
JANUARY 19, 2018
CMS has reversed its stance requiring Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to apply Medicare fee-for-ser
One of the simplest tools to implement successful change is Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA). If your
MAY 1, 2015
With the fourth year of open enrollment for Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace health plans
When seniors are discharged from a hospital and need time to rehabilitate, a short-term SNF stay
MARCH 27, 2020
Police are investigating after a patient who was discharged from Memorial Hermann Hospital in Hou
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
In the scenario you describe, your agency admitted a patient when she was discharged home from the h
JANUARY 1, 2019
DECEMBER 16, 2015
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) has fined 12 Medicare Advantage plans nearly $4 milli
APRIL 21, 2015
On December 18, 2015, CMS posted the draft Quality Measure Development Plan, a strategic framewo
The biller must determine which insurance plan is the primary payer when more than one insurance
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
A Republican budget plan unveiled in the House of Representatives Tuesday
  The board of regents for Washington State University recently approved a plan to
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recently announced its strategic plan to impr
OCTOBER 29, 2020
There are several types of insurance plans, and most insurance companies offer plan level
The White House on Friday announced long-term plans to combat and prevent antibiotic-resistant ba
MARCH 31, 2015
We’re in the early planning stages of our 2020 nursing books and we need your help! Please
JULY 31, 2019
Georgia hospitals could scale back their services under a plan unveiled Wednesday by Gov. Nathan
Fill in the blank: Each patient should have a written plan of care that has and
OCTOBER 28, 2014
For many residents, planning for their financial future may not be a top priority yet. However on
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
Periodically, the whole concept of adopting plain language codes for emergency response plan acti
JULY 7, 2016
As the first flakes of winter start to fly, here’s your plan to keep your facility open and
JANUARY 5, 2017
 Contingency plans help manage the aftermath of disasters that impact facility opera
DECEMBER 15, 2016
Q: Is there a mandated plan from CMS to complete PPS assessments on managed ca
CMS is taking action to reduce health disparities between U.S. patients. The plan
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
  The Office of Inspector General (OIG) Work Plan for Fiscal Year (FY) 20
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
Officials in Gold Beach, Oregon are moving forward with plans to rebuild the outdated Curry Gener
JANUARY 22, 2015
The proliferation of high-deductible health plans is having a ripple effect throughout the indust
Although it plays an important role in care planning, delivery, and coordination, the care plan f
 Contingency plans help manage the aftermath of disasters that impact facility opera
DECEMBER 15, 2016
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
1. The plan of care is developed by the clinician and the physician on the first visit an
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
A good water management plan begins with your facilities management team and a solid risk assessm
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
Q: If a beneficiary changes from one Medicare Advantage plan to another-do they automatica
MARCH 21, 2014
More than half the dermatologists in 12 Medicare Advantage plan directories were dead, retired,
Junior physicians in Britain are planning a 24-hour mass walkout next week, followed by two 48-ho
JANUARY 8, 2016
Texas A&M University announced plans to open an engineering medical school at Houston Methodi
JULY 8, 2016
As of August 1, The Joint Commission will no longer accept hospital Plans for Improvement for lif
JULY 19, 2016
U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the Home Health Care Planning
In your plan of care, include any diagnoses that support therapy services or explain the need for
Many agencies don’t yet have a plan for how to withstand potential cash flow disruptions u
AUGUST 19, 2015
JUSTCODING
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has announced their plans to march
Keeping in step with our Planning-ahead-by-looking-
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017
Sound emergency planning requires safety professionals to adopt an "all-hazards" approa
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Unprecedented wildfires in California have forced hospitals to not only test their emergency plan
FEBRUARY 1, 2018
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
Name key elements that should be the basis for the “written” plan of care.
AUGUST 26, 2014
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
A crucial part of any hospital’s emergency plan revolves around communication, because with
MAY 7, 2015
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aid
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aid
This week’s updates include Advance Care Planning (ACP) as an optional element of an An
CMS underpaid Medicare Advantage plans for the cost of treating patients with multiple chronic co
As you probably know, Nurses' Week is almost here, and HCPro is planning to celebrate with disco
MAY 4, 2017
Late last month Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia declared bankruptcy with plans to c
JULY 12, 2019
Although the recertification process applies to all home health services that plan to continue in
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
Introspection: The wellness plan for your office by Kathleen Tafel, manager of medi
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
 The Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) defines “other diagnoses” as al
After doing additional research, The Joint Commission plans to put new and revised diagnostic ima
JANUARY 15, 2015
MARCH 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
CMS has finalized its plan to cancel four mandatory episode payment models for common cardiac and
Training to respond specifically to active shooters is now a standard part of security plans at m
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
Implementation costs and plans took center stage at
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
AM0150 would be answered “2”—Medicare (HMO/managed care/Advantage plan).
When a patient joins a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan, he or she takes on a subscriber number, but
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and America’s Health Insurance Plans
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation in Wisconsin recently notified 41,437 members that their
Are you planning to shop on Black Friday? Absolutely! I love shopping on Black
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
NCQA is accepting public comments through April 8 on proposed changes to its Health Plan Accredit
Young physicians may struggle to properly plan for their retirements due to the fact that they be
OCTOBER 14, 2016
 The CoPs make clear that the plan of care will continue to be based on the comprehensive as
Emergency planning: Preparing for a winter storm As the first fl
JANUARY 5, 2017
Do you plan to attend either AAPC's Healthcon in Nashville or the AHIMA ICD-10 and Computer Assis
MARCH 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
How does your organization plan to handle the latest ICD-10 implementation delay?
MAY 7, 2014
JUSTCODING
As the first flakes of winter start to fly, here’s your plan to keep your facility
FEBRUARY 1, 2019
Burn, bury, or dump it—apparently there is madness in the method—and your plan needs
APRIL 4, 2019
MARCH 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
When planning resident orientation, reduce redundancies and inefficiencies. Don’t be
MAY 2, 2014
Now is the time for senior living communities to start planning educational outreach on the upcom
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
Patients looking for information about healthcare plans have some new support features available
JANUARY 5, 2016
CMS releases advanced care planning fact sheet The Centers for M
Long-anticipated rule change will affect how hospitals plan for emergencies and disasters
DECEMBER 22, 2016
When a patient establishes trust with his or her physician, the physician’s treatment plan
JANUARY 6, 2017
The Patient Safety Movement plans to continue to aggressively pursue its efforts to reduce and el
JANUARY 24, 2019
MARCH 5, 2014
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APRIL 2, 2014
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APRIL 9, 2014
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How does your organization plan to handle the latest ICD-10 implementation delay?
MAY 14, 2014
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MAY 28, 2014
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MAY 21, 2014
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What kind of testing is your organization planning for ICD-10? End-to-end test
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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The Maryland Board of Physicians plans to propose legislation in 2015 that requires physicians t
The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced that it plans to offer new Maintenance o
Patients must actively engage in creating their plan of care and goals, and their engagement must
Recent 911 outages, transformer explosion highlight need for a Plan B A
MARCH 1, 2019
Recent 911 outages, transformer explosion highlight need for a Plan B A
APRIL 1, 2019
CMS has released the final draft of its strategic vision plan for how healthcare professionals&rs
Anyone who has a Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) health insurance plan, with a few exceptions, shou
House Republicans unveiled their much anticipated health law replacement plan Monday, slashing th
MARCH 9, 2017
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
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APRIL 9, 2014
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The California state legislature is debating a bill calling for violence prevention plans
APRIL 22, 2014
I am a huge proponent of making improvements to any emergency plan, but when regulatory ag
APRIL 16, 2014
On Thursday evening, CMS confirmed that it plans to implement ICD-10 as soon as it is allow
In an effort to resolve Plans for Improvement (PFI) more efficiently, The Joint Commission announ
AUGUST 20, 2014
JUSTCODING
Although only about 25% of hospitals currently outsource their CDI efforts, roughly 70% plan to p
A new HCPro webcast will help hospitals prepare a response plan in the event they receive a patie
OCTOBER 28, 2014
  Healthcare facility operator AmSurg Corp. recently announced plans to purchase p
Physician outsourcing firm EmCare, a subsidiary of Envision Healthcare, recently announced plans
JUNE 19, 2014
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
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FEBRUARY 11, 2015
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Proactive planning can save residents time and effort when applying for a medical license. The AM
JULY 17, 2015
The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association plan to launc
JULY 28, 2015
The aide care plan or assignment must provide enough direction so the aide knows exactly what to
Dear readers, If you plan on registering for the CRC Symposium, I encourage you t
FEBRUARY 4, 2016
We are certainly in the (very) early stages of the departure of The Joint Commission's Plans for
JULY 21, 2016
A thorough and efficient way to compile OSHA compliance plans, checklists, hard copies of OSHA r
JUNE 15, 2017
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