New and updated regulatory waivers recently released by CMS will allow homecare providers more flexibility in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. These temporary changes will apply immediately across the U.S. healthcare system and will remain for the duration of the emergency declaration.
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With 49 states and DC receiving approvals for GFE exemptions, there was clearly a universal need for additional time to implement EVV. HHAeXchange examines the main reasons behind states’ delays to EVV implementation in this blog post.
From the shift to value-based care to an increased focus on caregiver well-being, read on to learn more about HHAeXchange’s predictions for homecare in 2020.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced a simplified, outcomes-based approach to certifying Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) systems for Medicaid personal care and home health services. Read on to learn more about the new streamlined certification process.
Home care is one of the fastest growing industries today, with the demand for home health aides expected to increase a whopping 41 percent through 2026! Learn how you can prepare your agency for the future in HHAeXchange’s Home Care Agency Growth Roadmap.
Signed into law in December 2016, the 21st Century Cures Act’s purpose is to help bring new innovations and medical advances faster to patients who need them. Several of its provisions apply directly to homecare agencies. Here’s what providers need to know to prepare for the changes ahead and ensure compliance with the Cures Act EVV requirements.
The Cures Act includes a provision that allows states to delay implementation of EVV if they can demonstrate they have made a good faith effort to comply and have encountered unavoidable delays. Learn more.
A Case Study with Americare Companies’ CIO, Michael Mayer When Michael Mayer, Chief Information Officer with Americare, joined the organization, the company was managing clients and employees with both paper and an older software system for the Licensed Agency. These systems required a tremendous amount of manual intervention which was both labor-intensive and inefficient. As… Read more »
Extensive paperwork, unauthorized claims, incorrect member IDs and billing codes, discrepancies between EVV data and claim data – staying on top of compliance requirements can be a homecare provider’s nightmare.