Documentation of medical necessity can be challenging for many clinicians, but is critical for proper coding and accurate reimbursement. With the onset of PDGM nationwide and Review Choice Demonstration in the five demonstration states, specific documentation is essential. This set of fillable PDF templates guides the clinician in the specifics required by the CMS and Medicare Administration Contractors.
This form is available for instant download upon purchase.
Our addendum is a time-saver and can be placed in the home with very little additional documentation as a supplement to your existing individualized plan. The content on COVID-19 is complete and you will only need personalize it with the patient name and a few other details. The agency can print these for all patients on service and the staff providing care can use it to educate the patient. Available for instant digital download.
This policy addresses home health and hospice agencies’ infection control measures specific to this disease. It contains a comprehensive guide of infection control from office workers to staff who have face-to-face contact with patients including those who are not infected and those who are known or suspected of being infected. Available for instant digital download.
Each job description includes the position title, the job classification, who they report to (if applicable), a brief summary of the work preformed, 5-10 essential functions of the job, additional responsibilities, knowledge/skills/abilities required to perform the job functions, age-related competencies, information and risk management, minimum position qualifications, preferred position qualifications, environmental conditions, and physical requirements.
This digital download letter can be used to inform your patients about COVID-19 as well as precautions they should take to remain safe. The letter is in Word format for agency customization of logo and contact information.
Use of the physician query form can be extremely helpful for agency coders to simplify the query process and get needed answers more timely without taking further time from your field staff! The importance of coding accuracy under PDGM cannot be understated. The standardized format will reduce errors, or need for further clarification, and help to avoid non-compliant or leading query requests. This query form is available in word format that can be customized with your agency information and logo.
Home care can be tricky and you simply can't afford to make mistakes. Through our auditing services, we will provide you with a snapshot of how your agency adds up in each of our specialized auditing areas. Our audit services include a private coaching session with one of our experts explaining the findings. Let MAC Legacy help you find areas for improvement and opportunity.
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Today's demands on home health/hospice administrators are greater than ever with Medicare cuts and new protocols. With a comprehensive on-site evaluation of your agency, MAC Legacy can assist in building on your staff's strengths and recognizing your weaknesses through customized training and consulting. Our experienced staff will offer solutions and recommendations that will result in improved quality of care, cost-effective strategies and increased efficiencies.
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Under the current reimbursement system, there are no margins for error. MAC Legacy the solution for accurate home care and hospice coding, sequencing, and optimal reimbursement. By partnering with an industry-leading service, your field staff and case managers will have more time to focus on quality patient care and proper documentation. Coding-To-Go gives your agency access to Certified Home Care & Hospice Coding Specialists (HCS-D & HCS-H), who are audited for accuracy.
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Have a dedicated coding staff? We've got your covered on sick days, vacation days, and influx of high volume. Let MAC Legacy help you with all your outsource coding needs!
Welcome to the FMS Online University!
FMS Online University gives you the opportunity to choose from our ever-expanding online library. Our online education offers flexibility for your field clinicians to have access to education on demand.
FMS online training offers a comprehensive library providing training and education to most disciplines. You can choose online training to review a topic, to investigate a new specialty, or to gain in-depth knowledge. Training is rated by degree of difficulty and some are offered in a series.
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Does the majority of your staff need training? Let FMS come to you. Drawing from decades of experience, our team of experts provide onsite training in a wide variety of subject areas. This customizable education option is as cost-efficient as it is convenient.
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Interested in having FMS teach at your site? Ask us how.