Accuracy and oversight matter in home health billing. Agencies must be on top of their business practices to avoid denials. This includes managing detailed documentation procedures and the most accurate billing processes possible. Knowing the top reasons home health agencies receive denials based on medical review and how to avoid them will keep your agency on top of its reimbursement game. Check out our infographic to learn more.
In a recent blog post, we took a close look at CMS’ new Targeted Probe and Educate (TPE) program that went into effect October 1, 2017. TPE replaced the former “Probe and Educate” initiative that impacted home health agencies. Now it’s the hospice industry’s turn. TPE is replacing the medical review process used by Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs). Each MAC can choose the topics for review under TPE based on data analysis.