Quality of Patient Care Star Rating Preview Reports (HH) for the July 2022 Refresh and Care Compare Quarterly Refresh – April 2022

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP    Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare There are incorrect date ranges included for the Acute Care Hospitalization measure on the Quality of Patient Care Star Rating Preview Report, however, all included provider measure scores are accurate. The report should note that the Acute Care Hospitalization claims-based measure reports data from July 1,…… Continue reading Quality of Patient Care Star Rating Preview Reports (HH) for the July 2022 Refresh and Care Compare Quarterly Refresh – April 2022

HH Preview Reports and Star Rating Preview Reports for the July 2022

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare For this refresh, Home Health (HH) Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) will be based on the standard number of quarters. This refresh resumes the reporting of all claims-based measures for the Home Health Quality Reporting Program (QRP). Due to the COVID-19 reporting exceptions, the claims-based…… Continue reading HH Preview Reports and Star Rating Preview Reports for the July 2022

April 2022 CMS Quarterly OASIS Q&As

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare CMS has posted the latest Quarterly OASIS Q&As document. This 3-page Q&A addresses: Completing an RFA 8 – Death at homeTransported to the hospital and was placed in observation where they expired. Would we complete the RFA 7M2020/M2030M2020 – Management of Oral Medications in ALFGG0130A…… Continue reading April 2022 CMS Quarterly OASIS Q&As

Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum – Updated Agenda for April 20, 2022  

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, 2022, PM at 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET). Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. **This Agenda is Subject to Change** Opening Remarks Chair –…… Continue reading Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum – Updated Agenda for April 20, 2022  

Attention Home Health Providers: April 2022 Refresh Information

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare (CMS) had previously identified an issue in the iQIES system that may have affected your HHA’s Services Provided values that are displayed on the HHA Provider Preview reports that were distributed in iQIES on 02/23/2022. Moreover, we had previously asked HHAs to review the Services Provided…… Continue reading Attention Home Health Providers: April 2022 Refresh Information

Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum Rescheduled

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare Just 2 days ago, I reported this Open Door Forum scheduled for tomorrow – April 7th.  This morning, CMS has notified providers that it has been rescheduled: **THIS HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO APRIL 20TH, 2:00PM – 3:00PM.** The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door…… Continue reading Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum Rescheduled

Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum: April 7, 2022

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Thursday, April 7, 2022, PM at 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET). Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. **This Agenda is Subject to Change** Opening Remarks Chair –…… Continue reading Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum: April 7, 2022

Attention Home Health Providers: Review Your HHA Provider Preview Reports

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare CMS identified an iQIES system nuance that may affect your HHA’s Services Provided values that are displayed on the HHA Provider Preview reports for the April 2022 refresh.  These reports were distributed in iQIES on 02/23/2022.  CMS is asking each HHA to carefully review the Services…… Continue reading Attention Home Health Providers: Review Your HHA Provider Preview Reports

Home Health Preview and Star Rating Preview Reports for April 2022 Refresh:   NOW AVAILABLE IN iQIES

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDPClinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare For this refresh, Home Health (HH) Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) measure scores are based on the standard number of quarters. The April 2022 refresh will add new OASIS-based measures for public reporting in alignment with the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation (IMPACT) Act of…… Continue reading Home Health Preview and Star Rating Preview Reports for April 2022 Refresh:   NOW AVAILABLE IN iQIES