On October 1, 2014, home health agencies are required to bill Medicare and other health insurers using ICD-10 codes to report medical diagnoses instead of ICD-9 codes. From Medicare’s perspective, the new codes will enhance the ability of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to monitor quality, safety, and efficacy of care, monitor resource use, and prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse. We hope that it will also reduce Medicare and other payer’s need to request additional documentation to explain an individual’s condition. (more…)
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Protected: Ask the Expert: Standing Out as an Agency, Focusing Marketing Efforts & Social Media in Home CareMarch 1, 2013
The Summer 2012 issue of The Florida Home Care Connection, HCAF’s official magazine, is now available online! This issue focuses on strategies and insights to grow your agency during turbulent times, and features articles from leading industry professionals.
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In its ongoing support of the nursing profession and the Austin community, HCAF Associate member Kinnser Software donated $225,000 in scholarship funds to help 90 Austin Community College nursing students earn a degree in one of the nation’s most in-demand careers.