Home Health Agencies ‘Starting to Really Figure Things Out’ with PDGM

In recent months, the unexpected and rapid spread of the coronavirus has overshadowed home health agencies’ transition to the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM). That’s still true throughout much of the country, especially with new COVID-19 hotspots emerging and the federal government’s top infectious-disease expert voicing frustration that Americans aren’t taking the virus seriously. But as […]

An 8-Point Plan for Success with New Home Health CoPs

With the new Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoP) regulation looming, home health agencies cannot be operating with a business-as-usual mindset. That’s the message from Arlene Maxim, vice president of program development for Quality in Real Time (QIRT). Floral Park, New York-based QIRT was founded as a home health quality assurance and coding organization in 2006, […]