Plus: Curbing senior malnourishment
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HomeCare Now
July 27, 2020


HHS OIG to CMS: Audit for LUPA Thresholds
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) could have saved $192 million by targeting home health claims for review with visits slightly above the threshold that triggers a higher Medicare payment, according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) of the Department of Health & Human Services. Read the findings here.



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How Home Health Care Agencies Can Manage Risk When Using Rideshare Services
When an agency partners with a rideshare service to meet client transportation needs, there are three important factors to consider for delivery and liability.
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Ensuring Proper Nutrition in the Home
Ensuring Proper Nutrition in the Home
Screening homecare patients and giving them oral nutrition supplements can reduce rehospitalization and save costs. Home health agencies can be more proactive and rigorous in their screening to help curb malnourishment. Here's how.


After Mom is Gone
After Mom is Gone
A loved one’s end-of-life care can be a difficult and daunting topic, even in the best of times. In the midst of a pandemic, families may have to make rapid decisions for their loved ones. As a home health and hospice business owner, you can help guide this process both before and after the patient passes on. Read on.


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