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10 Why home health agencies should pay attention to recent events affecting acute care hospitals
By: Cindy Neese, RN, COS-C, HCS-D, BCHH-CDirector of Regulatory & Compliance Division, PPS Plus Software On August 22, 2014, CMS published FY 2015 Final Rule for acute care hospitals. Most of the changes noted in the rule would implement certain…more
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
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!
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