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Covid-19 Update

Attention- Covid-19 Update By Beth Foster, RN, BA, CPHQ, CEHCH and Kathy Royer, RN, BA, MBA, DMin, CHPN, CHPCA, CEHCH ODH Health Alert - Updated CDC Criteria to Guide Evaluation of Persons Under Investigation for COVID-19, ODH, February 28, 2020 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its "Criteria to Guide Evaluation of Persons Under [...] Read More

Hospice Outlook 2020 (Part 1)

Hospice Outlook 2020 (Part 1) Author: Kathy Royer, RN, BA, MBA, DMin, CHPN, CHPCA, CEHCH  Hospice 2020 Outlook (Part 1) Hospice News recently conducted a survey of over 300 Hospice providers across the nation.  In the survey titled “2020 Hospice News Outlook Survey and Report” (sponsored by HomeCare Home Base), several issues were identified as [...] Read More

Via Axxess: Helpful Tactics to Thrive Under PDGM

From Axxess: Helpful Tactics to Thrive Under PDGM Author: David Hoover, Vice President of Revenue Cycle Management Axxess is a Platinum Sponsor of OCHCH OCHCH is posting this blog by Axxess on their behalf. As you may know, the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) payment model went into effect on January 1. A recent industry survey by Axxess and [...] Read More

Physician’s Signature on the Plan of Care Form

Physician’s Signature on the Plan of Care Form By Beth Foster, RN, BA, CPHQ, CEHCH Physician’s Signature on the Plan of Care Form This story started in January – Behind the scene OCHCH’s Regulatory Affairs Director, Beth Foster, has been in discussions with Palmetto off and on since January 10, 2020. Since that time Foster [...] Read More

A NEW ERA IN MANAGED CARE FOR HEALTH CARE AT HOME

A New Era of Managed Health Care at Home By Joe Russell, Executive Director, OCHCH. OCHCH is engaged in a full-scale effort to get our member agencies better reimbursement rates and better regulations. One of the more pressing issues with this focus has been around managed care. Over the past three years OCHCH has attempted [...] Read More