SHP has released its new Home Infusion Pharmacy solution. This innovative product replaces SHP’s first generation reporting suite to bring real-time, interactive reports to home infusion pharmacies to help home infusion pharmacies improve quality and performance.
CMS issued the Final CY 2017 Home Health PPS Rate Update in the Federal Register on November 3rd. All of the proposals to update the VBP program were finalized with no changes regardless of stakeholder comments, except for one...
Now that a full year of CAHPS Hospice data from the SHP database is available, we would like to share those results with you.
With provider and industry comments now in, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will take the next 60 days to evaluate and make any suggested changes in the Home Health CY 2017 Final Rule.
Value-Based Purchasing: CMS says “No” to 4 new measures.
"We developed the new Scorecard Report Suite so that our customers can make better business decisions and improve their performance more quickly," said Rob Paulsson, President of SHP.
SHP is pleased to provide you with a complete side-by-side comparison of the OASIS-C1 and OASIS-C2 assessment forms.
The rule includes two new quality measures and a new Hospice Item Set (HIS). CMS also reported that a star rating is coming soon.
To be ready for public reporting, hospices must start working now to ensure that these previously ineligible patients are meeting all applicable quality measures.
With March coming to a close, it is important to intensify your efforts so that patients whose episodes start before the end of the month have access to the flu vaccine.
"We are proud to support Amedisys in its commitment to provide the best possible quality of care for its patients," said Rob Paulsson, SHP President.
CMS recently announced they were establishing a new technical expert panel (TEP) to review the Quality of Patient Care Star Ratings.
Republished with permission from Decision Health. Article originally published on Home Health Line January 11, 2016. The list of quality measures for home health CMS may ultimately use to help determine payments to agencies just grew six measures longer.
In the latest issue of Home Health Line (1/18/2016), Lynette Godhard, director of clinical operations, chief privacy and organizational integrity officer for Adventist Home Health in Silver Spring, Md., discusses the agency plans for this year.
January 1, 2016 marks the start of the new Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) regulation on how hospices are reimbursed.
On December 31st, CMS released their first Q&A on the CMS website, and in doing so provided some key information.