How Staffing Remains to Be a Challenge Results from a recent online survey on home health staffing that was conducted between July 21 and August 6, 2021 have been released. When the year started, staffing was identified as the top challenge for home health according… Read More »Key Takeaways: Home Health Staffing Survey 2021
The Importance of Documentation Needless to say, clinical documentation is vital for a number of reasons. It is used to communicate a patient’s medical background to staff, provides evidence of positive outcomes, quality care, and improvement, and determines agencies’ reimbursement claims. Documentation also protects both… Read More »Do You Understand the Documentation Needs of Your Clinicians?
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the fiscal year (FY) 2022 ICD-10-CM diagnosis code update on June 24, 2021, effective for discharges and encounters or visits on or after October 1, 2021. A total of 165 codes were added, along with other… Read More »Eyes Here: FY 2022 New Coding Guidelines