Medicare has recently adopted a major technological change; Remote Patient Monitoring device, which is a method of healthcare delivery that uses the latest advances in information technology to gather patient data outside traditional healthcare settings.
Impacts of HHGM on Home Health Software
With the finalization of the Home Health Grouping Model, the CMS intends to shift from paying for volume to paying for value by eliminating therapy visits as a factor in payment determinations. The HHGM is expected to meet or exceed industry quality standards in healthcare by incentivizing home health providers. It also has the capability to remarkably influence the operations of home health agencies and healthcare industry as a whole.
An Interpretive Guideline for Home Health CoPs
Though the final version for Interpretive Guidelines is not released, CMS released a draft on the final CoPs for HHAs providing specifics on all the sections under CoPs. Check out our blog to know more.