The 2020 Medicare Home Health Proposed Rule is Big News — this Webinar Will Explain What it Means for You

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Last week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued its proposed rule for the 2020 payment model, PDGM, including rates of payment to start on January 1, 2020. There is some big news in the proposed rule and NAHC will explain what it means for your agency. The webinar Medicare Home Health Proposed […]

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NAHC’s PDGM Workgroup Submits Recommendations to CMS

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC), in collaboration with several national diagnoses coding experts and leading financial analysts – The Patient Driven Grouping Model (PDGM) Workgroup sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to address concerns with the diagnoses selection and assignment used to implement the PDGM […]

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Share Your PDGM Expertise with other NAHC Members

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is developing a Patient Driven Grouping Model (PDGM) resource page as part of our continuing efforts to assist home health agencies in navigating the PDGM payment model. As experts in the operations and financial aspects of PGDM we invite you to share your expertise with the […]

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Crucial Webinar on Results from the National Survey on Therapy in PDGM

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice will hold a special webinar entitled Therapy in PDGM: What We Learned from the National Survey, on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 from Noon to 1:00 PM Eastern Time. REGISTER NOW! Back in April, NAHC created a special survey specific to how the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) […]

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CMS Adds Correction to PDGM Billing Instructions

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NAHC reported previously that The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a second set of revisions to Chapter 10 of the Medicare Claims Processing Manual providing instructions to home health agencies for claims submission under PDGM — CMS Transmittal 4294/Change Request (CR) 11272, Home Health (HH) Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) – Additional Manual Instructions. […]

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Don’t Miss this Webinar on how PDGM Will Impact Operations: 30 Day Periods, LUPA, Supplies

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Education on the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM)  is central to NAHC’s mission in 2019 and beyond, which is why we created a can’t-miss seven-part webinar series to examine all the ways the new payment model will impact your business. The third webinar in the series, PDGM Operations Impact: 30 Day Periods, LUPAs, Supplies, will air live tomorrow, on […]

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Key Webinar on how PDGM Will Impact Operations: 30 Day Periods, LUPA, Supplies

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PDGM education is central to NAHC’s mission in 2019 and beyond, which is why we created a can’t-miss seven-part webinar series to examine all the ways the new payment model will impact your business. The third webinar in the series, PDGM Operations Impact: 30 Day Periods, LUPAs, Supplies, will air live on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 2:00 to […]

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Legislation to Stop PDGM Rate Cuts Introduced in House of Reps

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GO HERE to support this important legislation! On Wednesday May 8, a bill to prevent the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) rate cuts was introduced in the House of Representatives, an important priority for the home health community and something NAHC advocates have been working on. The PDGM model devised by the Centers for Medicare & […]

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CMS Releases Additional Instructions for Claims under PDGM

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released a second set of revisions to Chapter 10 of the Medicare Claims Processing Manual providing instructions to home health agencies for claims submission under PDGM. CMS Transmittal 4294/Change Request (CR) 11272, Home Health (HH) Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) – Additional Manual Instructions, provides some clarity […]

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Please Take this Short, but Important Survey on PDGM and Therapy Services

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NAHC is initiating an evaluation of the potential impact of the new Medicare home health Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) on the provision of therapy services. While PDGM is based on 2017 data that reflects the volume of therapy services provided during that year, the payment rate for therapy-oriented patient episodes will be lower than […]

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NAHC’s 7-Part PDGM Webinar Series Begins Thursday, May 2 with a Practical Overview

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is delighted to present to the home health community a new seven-part webinar series drilling down into the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and all the ways it will impact your business. The first webinar in the series, PDGM Practical Overview, will air live on Thursday, […]

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