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09.19.2022

Q4 training should focus on OASIS E for key reimbursement impact

Home health agencies should prioritize fourth quarter training on understanding important OASIS changes that will pay off in 2023 and beyond, SimiTree consultants say.

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4 Common Reasons for HIT Claim Denials v2

09.13.2022

4 Common Reasons for HIT Claim Denials

Billing for Medicare’s new Home Infusion Therapy (HIT) benefit is becoming easier for providers who regularly submit claims, but SimiTree’s revenue cycle experts say a few aspects continue to confuse…

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F2F Telehealth Blog

09.12.2022

CMS clarifies timeline for phasing out F2F telehealth allowances

Corrected guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) may clear up confusion among home health and hospice providers regarding the continuing use of telehealth for face-to-face encounters…

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Market Uncertainty on Medicare Home Health Reimbursement SimiTree

08.31.2022

No fallout from proposed rate cut, as market takes wait-and-see stance

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) plans to levy a hefty behavioral adjustment on home health reimbursement in fiscal year 2023, a move projected by some industry advocates…

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CMS Corrects Hospice Change Request Glitch

08.09.2022

CMS just corrected another NOA glitch

Almost eight months into Medicare’s requirement for a new Notice of Admission (NOA) for home health patients, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) continues to sort out associated…

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Hospice Quality Reporting SimiTree

08.09.2022

Quality reporting deadlines for hospice

Non-compliant hospices will see 2% penalty on Oct.

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SimiTree Hospice Breaking News Update

08.05.2022

SimiTree experts offer advice as monkeypox declared PHE

Clinicians and healthcare organizations should take appropriate action now that the ongoing spread of monkeypox virus in the United States has been declared a Public Health Emergency (PHE), SimiTree consultants…

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SimiTree Hospice Breaking News Update

07.28.2022

Final hospice rule sets 3.8% increase for FY2023

Hospices will see slightly higher reimbursement than expected in fiscal year 2023 under a payment update set out by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in this week’s…

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Creating an Effective Compliance Program SimiTree

07.25.2022

Creating an Effective Compliance Program

How effective is your compliance program?With audits for home health and hospice on the rise, focus on these compliance priorities Has your organization been targeted for a payment-related Medicare audit? Medicare contractors…

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