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08 Coding Tip of the Month - May 2013
Traumatic Wound with Debridement and Skin Graft Learn how to code a traumatic wound with debridement and a skin graft in this month’s coding tip. Click here to see how these wounds will be reported on the OASIS. Click here to print this tip!
08 OASIS Tip of the Month - May 2013
Traumatic Wound with Debridement and Skin Graft Learn how a traumatic wound with debridement and a skin graft will be reported on the OASIS in this month’s OASIS tip. Click here to see how you would code this scenario. Click here to print this tip!
08 Benchmarking - Today’s Compass Guide for Dominating a Competitive Industry
by Kimberly Searcy, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C If you knew your home health competitors were outperforming you in any area, would that change how your agency operates on a daily basis? A major key in assuring your home health agency…more
10 The truth about the national mandate for the use of Electronic Health Records
by Michael Deck As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) passed in 2009, included was the enactment of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act or the HITECH Act. This is the current law…more
10 Coding Tip of the Month - April 2013
Breast Cancer and Atypical Wound Walk through this sample scenario to practice your coding skills. Click here to print this tip!
10 OASIS Tip of the Month - April 2013
Skin lesion or surgical wound? Click here to print this tip!
13 Software Tip of the Month - March 2013
Viewing a Physician’s Status Using the Built-In PECOS Enrollment Validator Phase II of PECOS begins May 1. Home health agencies will not receive reimbursement for care rendered to any patient that was referred by a physician not registered in PECOS. OASIS…more
07 Coding Tip of the Month - March 2013
HTN, DM and CKD Walk through this sample scenario to practice your coding skills. Click here to print this tip!
07 OASIS Tip of the Month - March 2013
M1000 Inpatient Facilities Click here to print this tip!
05 PPS Plus Software voted as one of the best places to work for on the Mississippi Gulf Coast!
If you have ever been to one of PPS Plus Software’s educational events, celebrations, or have seen some of our photos on Facebook, you are probably aware that we are a tightly-knit group that enjoys having fun. PPS Plus Software…more
11 PPS Plus Software Partners with Deyta, an expert in HHCAHPS reporting
16 PPS Plus Software Moves Closer to Beta Testing Benchmarking Product
Are you trying to stay afloat in today’s strenuous healthcare environment? Home health is one of the most heavily regulated industries in the United States. At this point, your agency should be preparing for and preventing Medicare contractor audits such…more
16 Jennifer Warfield Publishes Her Second Book!
In the second edition of Tips, Tricks & Tidbits for Home Health Professionals, Jennifer Warfield, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, expands on the clinical and ICD-9-CM coding knowledge that she shared in the first. The new book includes everything you loved…more
11 We’re Changing YouTube Channels!
We're changing YouTube channels! As of Friday, Juyly 15, ppsplus2000 will no longer be an active YouTube channel. Our new channel, which is currently open, is www.youtube.com/user/ppsplus. If you're a current subscriber to our expiring channel, please make sure to…more
28 DSS Research Granted FULL APPROVAL Status by CMS as an HH-CAHPS® Survey Administrator