How to Handle a Home Health Audit, According to a CMS Auditor

If you operate a home health agency, Laura Long and her colleagues are probably the last people you want to hear from. Long is the Medicare operations lead at AdvanceMed, one of five unified program integrity contractors (UPICs) nationwide hired by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to audit and investigation home health […]

Here’s How Home Health Agencies Want to Fix Audits

If there’s one word that can instantly strike fear in the heart of a home health care business owner, it is, perhaps, “audit.” That’s because agencies can be subjected to an audit of their records and health care claims at any point, seemingly at the mere will of a state or federal agency. As some in the […]