Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare CMS has just announced that is holding a “limited number” of SNF Claims (bolding added by me): “As CMS has undertaken the implementation of the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM), we are holding a limited number of Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) claims while we make…… Continue reading CMS Holding Limited Number of SNF Claims
Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare CMS has provided information regarding Medicare Part B immunization billing, specifically seasonal Influenza virus, Pneumococcal and Hepatitis B. A 15-page MLN Educational Tool is a great resource for your billers for these immunizations. In addition, you have access to information regarding preventive services: Medicare Preventive…… Continue reading Medicare Part B Immunization Billing and Preventive Services Information
Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare This morning, NPUAP – National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel – announced that it has changed its name. The new name is National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel or NPIAP. I’ve excerpted these statements from their press release: “The new name reflects the future direction of the…… Continue reading Name Change for NPUAP
Sharon Hamilton MS, RN, CFDS Clinical Consultant, Briggs Healthcare CMS posted the home health final rule. To read the rule, CLICK HERE.
Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released a short video tutorial to assist providers with coding GG0130A. Eating. This 6-minute video is designed to provided targeted guidance using simulated patient scenarios. To access the video, click on the link below: Coding GG0130A. Eating…… Continue reading CMS Posts Section GG Video Tutorials
Sharon Hamilton MS, RN, CFDS Clinical Consultant, Briggs Healthcare Click on the link for the agenda: Wednesday, November 6, 2019 – Agenda – Home Health, Hospice & DME/Quality Open Door Forum (ODF) [PDF, 30KB] Open Door Participation Instructions: This call will be Conference Call Only. To participate by phone: Dial: 1-888-455-1397 & Reference Conference Passcode:…… Continue reading Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum | Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019 | 2:00-3:00pm ET.
Sharon Hamilton MS, RN, CFDS Clinical Consultant, Briggs Healthcare Don’t forget to read the October 2019 CMS Quarterly OASIS Q&As. This publication answers questions related to PDGM. Click Here!