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Monthly Archives: June 2020

HOME HEALTH: Face-to-Face Encounter Must Be Audio/Video Telehealth

HOME HEALTH: Face-to-Face Encounter Must Be Audio/Video Telehealth ‌ Question: I submitted an RCD F2F telehealth visit that was denied. Palmetto states the visit must be both audio and video. The F2F took place on 04/10/2020. The claim is being non-affirmed. Is there any way around this? Not sure how to proceed with this claim. The SOC was 03/16/2020. [...] Read More

ODM Has Not Announced An Emergency Rule

By Beth Foster, RN, BA, CPHQ, CEHCH ODM Has Not Announced An Emergency Rule That Permits HHAs To Accept Plans of Care and Certifying/Recertifying Patient Eligibility by NPs, CNSs, and PAs On April 26th I finally received a response to my April 13th e-mail to the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM), in which I asked two questions: [...] Read More

COVID Updates: The New Normal

By Alexandra Weingarth Policy and Advocacy Director As the COVID-19 crisis continues to trickle into the summer days, the state of Ohio has been making steps to reopen the economy and to reopen Ohio’s businesses. There has been a lot of changes in and around the world as we begin to adapt to the “new […]

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Advocacy in Action- Electronic Visit Verification- Alternative Vendor

Advocacy in Action- Electronic Visit Verification- Alterative Vendor Certification Extension‌By Alexandra Weingarth Policy and Advocacy Director As some of you are aware, alternative EVV vendor certification was to be completed by June 30th, 2020- for those of you that were not aware, no worries, the deadline is now extended! We know that our members have worked diligently […]

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