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Discharge Planning: CMS Concerns About Missing Information Provided to Post-Acute Providers at Discharge

September/October 2023 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT On June 6, 2023, CMS issued a that when a patient is discharged from a hospital, it is important to provide post-acute providers and caregivers as applicable with the appropriate patient information related to a patient’s treatment and condition to decrease the risk of readmission or an adverse event.

Discharge Planning: CMS Concerns About Missing Information Provided to Post-Acute Providers at Discharge2023-09-10T10:23:30-04:00

Future Bundled Payment Programs to Improve Care Transitions and Collaboration Across Patients’ Care Journey

September/October 2023 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT CMS is asking for feedback to create a future episode-based payment model seeking feedback regarding a potential new episode-based payment model that would be designed with a goal to improve beneficiary care and lower Medicare expenditures by reducing fragmentation and increasing care coordination across health care settings.

Future Bundled Payment Programs to Improve Care Transitions and Collaboration Across Patients’ Care Journey2023-09-10T10:23:30-04:00

Judge Orders State to Provide Private Duty Nursing Care

September/October 2023 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT A Judge issued an opinion and order, in which he said that the State of Florida must provide services, including private duty nursing care, to medically fragile children who are living in nursing homes or threatened with institutionalization so that they can live at home.

Judge Orders State to Provide Private Duty Nursing Care2023-09-10T10:23:31-04:00

CMS Proposes Payment to Physicians to Train Caregivers

September/October 2023 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT For CY 2024, CMS proposes paying physicians for Caregiving Training Services (CTS) when the treating practitioner identifies a need to involve and train one or more caregivers to assist the patient in carrying out a patient-centered treatment plan.

CMS Proposes Payment to Physicians to Train Caregivers2023-09-10T10:23:31-04:00

Legal: Recent Study Links Hospital Readmissions to Discharge Planning Process

September/October 2023 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT The study is based on eight focus groups that included nurses, physicians, discharge planning staff, and patients. It identified areas of possible change to the discharge planning process to reduce instances of unplanned hospital readmissions.

Legal: Recent Study Links Hospital Readmissions to Discharge Planning Process2023-09-10T10:23:31-04:00

CMS Proposes to Pay Doctors for Social Determinants and Illness Navigation Services

September/October 2023 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT CMS is proposing to pay separately for Community Health Integration, Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Risk Assessment, and Principal Illness Navigation services to account for resources when clinicians involve community health workers, care navigators, and peer support specialists in furnishing medically necessary care.

CMS Proposes to Pay Doctors for Social Determinants and Illness Navigation Services2023-09-10T10:23:32-04:00

16 Key ACO Trends to Know in 2023

March/April 2023 Issue
SUBSCRIBER CONTENT The importance of key ACO trends is to better understand the plan to decrease fee-for-service and increase value-based payments. Growth through three initiatives will be the foundation to reach CMS’s goal of 100% of Medicare into an accountable care program.

16 Key ACO Trends to Know in 20232023-05-21T12:08:04-04:00

Do You Know Which Principal Diagnosis Has the Highest Rate of 30-Day Readmissions?

As a home-based care provider, all referral partners have the same goal – how to reduce readmissions and the cost. It’s important to continue to hone in on data that can help your organization better understand your role in preventing readmissions and reducing the cost of care.

Do You Know Which Principal Diagnosis Has the Highest Rate of 30-Day Readmissions?2023-04-12T16:03:49-04:00
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