80/20 Finalized Rule

by Kristin Rowan, Editor The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has finalized the “Ensuring Access to Medicaid Services” rule, more commonly known as the 80/20 rule. The 80/20 finalized rule requires at least 80% of Medicaid payments for home...

HOPE is on the Way: Part 3

By Beth Noyce, RN, BSJMC, BCHH-C, COQS CHAP-certified home health & hospice consultant This is part 3 of the 3 in the series, outlining the discussions and implications in adopting new outcome and process measures for Hospice care. The final segment addresses...