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In brief: Contractors clarify delivery policy, PFQC launches interactive map

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08/08/2014

WASHINGTON – The DME MACs have issued clarifying guidance on written order prior to delivery (WOPD) document corrections and proof of delivery (PO

Contractors issue clarifying guidance on deliveries

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08/08/2014

WASHINGTON – The DME MACs have issued clarifying guidance on written order prior to delivery (WOPD) document corrections and proof of delivery (POD) requirements.

A new take on old nightmares

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Friday, May 9, 2014

We’re putting the finishing touches on the June issue this week (June!), and as I was proofing pages, a few things that I read really resonated with me.

OIG analysis doesn’t bode well for F2F requirement

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04/18/2014

WASHINGTON – Thirty-two percent of home health claims do not meet face-to-face requirements, according to a

Reporter's notebook: Crash course in charting and other calamities

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Friday, April 4, 2014

For years, HME providers have been trying to teach physicians what they need to include in their chart notes, often to no avail, says Sarah Hanna, president of ECS Billing & Consulting North.

Association takes on face-to-face rule

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03/28/2014

WASHINGTON – The National Association for Homecare (NAHC) is laying the groundwork for a possible lawsuit against CMS’s implementation of the face-to-face requirement for home health, according to AAHomecare.

Clinical documentation: Use amendments carefully

Q. How do amendments to documentation work?
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01/24/2014

A. It’s interesting to see how the industry has changed regarding documentation.  When I first started consulting and would ask how many people were actively requesting documentation up front, not many would raise their hands.

Clinical documentation: Use amendments carefully

Q. How do amendments to documentation work?
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01/24/2014

A. It’s interesting to see how the industry has changed regarding documentation.  When I first started consulting and would ask how many people were actively requesting documentation up front, not many would raise their hands.

Tools aim for paperless, flawless documentation

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01/03/2014

WASHINGTON – With error rates for power wheelchairs consistently hovering around 50%—or more—providers say it’s time to bring technology into the equation.

Clinical documentation: Defend yourself with documentation

Q. What’s the risk associated with not obtaining clinical documentation?
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12/20/2013

A. It is probably the main area where DME suppliers are most vulnerable. In an audit situation, documentation is your only defense. If you are waiting until you get audited to get the documentation, chances are,  it’s too late.

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