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September
August
  • 13 Software Tip of the Month - August 2014
    Don’t forget to import all assessment types into PPS Plus, including transfers and discharges. Transfer and discharge assessments have an OASIS Analysis Report that checks documentation that is specific to those types of assessments. Our software also compares some answers on transfer…more
  • 07 OASIS Tip of the Month - August 2014
    The Conditions of Participation (Part 3 of 5) Click here to print this tip!
  • 07 Coding Tip of the Month - August 2014
    Toxic Effects Walk through this sample scenario to practice your coding skills. Click here to print this tip!
  • 07 Understanding the Financial Components of the 2015 Proposed Rule
    By: Dave Macke, CHFP, FHFMA, Director of Reimbursement Services, VonLehman & Company On July 7, 2014, CMS released the proposed rule for calendar year 2015 for Medicare Home Health. The rule contains the usual updates to payment rates and wage…more
July
  • 23 Software Tip of the Month - July 2014
    How to Access the Assessment Comparison Report Is your agency using our Assessment Comparison Report? This report is available for every follow-up OASIS assessment after a Start of Care (Recertification, ROC or other follow-up). The Assessment Comparison Report compares the current…more
  • 15 Coding Tip of the Month - July 2014
    Poisonings Walk through this sample scenario to practice your coding skills. Click here to print this tip!
  • 15 OASIS Tip of the Month - July 2014
    The Conditions of Participation (Part 2 of 5) Click here to print this tip!
  • 07 CMS Releases the 2015 Proposed Rule
    By: Jennifer Warfield, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, PPS Plus Software The recent release of CMS’s 2015 Proposed Rule highlights some significant details and changes that will impact all home health professionals in the upcoming year. The document is 166 pages thick…more
June
  • 19 Software Tip of the Month - June 2014
    Control the Availability of Financial Data to Your Users For your OASIS Analysis Plus users that do not require access to reimbursement and cost data, you can remove this financial information from the software for that user by following these…more


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August
June
  • 27 CMS Releases First Draft of OASIS-C
    (BILOXI, MS – June 27, 2013) CMS has released the first draft of the OASIS-C 1 form, which accommodates the new seven-digit ICD-10 codes and a few other revisions. The new draft clarifies language on 44 items and contains 110 OASIS…more
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