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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Mock Audit and Consulting Services
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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This product will assist with Hospice Coding to ensure compliance according to Coding Guidelines and Standards while supporting the terminal diagnosis on your plan of care.
The Super Bundle includes our entire collection of over 70 laminated or electronic, full-color cheat sheets. Includes the Home Health, Quality Measures, CoPs, A&P Series and Hospice Cheat Sheets and both Quick Glances. ($2100 value)
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.
This cheat sheet bundle has vital tools for interpreting and implementing the new Conditions of Participation for home health. Our industry experts have done the work for you!
This tool takes a closer look at the new home health Conditions of Participation 484.70 Infection Prevention and Control and 484.80 (h) Home Health Aide services. Understanding what must be done for each and the timelines of these requirements is essential. Also included are suggested policies, if needed for these.
This cheat sheet is available in both printed and digital download format.
This cheat sheet focuses on the Review and Revision of the Plan of Care CoP 484.60(c) and Coordination of Care CoP 484.60(d). These topics interpret required physician, caregiver and patient communication regarding the patient’s health status, education and care plan.
Highly acclaimed book by Michael Ferris, the industry expert in hospice, palliative care, home health, home care, pre-acute and post-acute sales. Everything a healthcare sales professional needs to perfect their craft and achieve superstar success.
Patient and caregiver education is a big part of your responsibilities as nurses and nurse practitioners. This teaching tool provides important information about depression and the patient at home. Written in an approachable and easy-to-understand manner, it presents the facts without being overly clinical. This allows patients and caregivers to understand the disease and treatment plan, which is an important part of the healing process no matter the ailment.
This tool is available for instant digital download upon purchase.
Did you know that CMS’ Final Rule for Critical Care Hospitals was implemented on 11/29/19? This Final Rule affects post-acute providers including home health agencies. Our new tool, Discharge Planning Rule: Home Health, details what is required of hospitals as well as home health agencies in regard to discharge planning.
The OASIS is an important required component of the Comprehensive Assessment. When OASIS version change, it is the agency’s responsibility to ensure the adequacy of the assessment – an important factor in determining medical necessity of the home health services included in the Plan of Care. Join Rhonda Crawford, BSN, RN, CHCE, HCS-D, HSC-O, COS-C for an evaluation of OASIS-D and Conditions of Participation requirements related to clinical documentation with special attention to the OASIS clinician’s assessment strategy and accurate response selection for new items and challenging guidance.
This free webinar explores the use of templates to guide the clinician in documentation that will stand-up to medical reviewers. Content includes the Face-to-Face Supporting Documentation, use of International Classification of Functioning for homebound status, and more. It’s a must in the new era of home health care.
A new coronavirus, called COVID-19, has made its way from China to the US and is now a pandemic. In order to protect the safety of staff and patients, home health and hospice agencies should analyze their own risk and prepare their staff. This cheat sheet contains facts known at the time of publication, suggestions for staff and patient education, screening tool elements, and suggested documentation for your Emergency Preparedness Plan.
This cheat sheet is available for instant download upon purchase.
The learning outcome of this education activity is to enhance the knowledge of the home health Registered Nurse in the area of quality measurement by addressing specific OASIS guidance and clinical strategies to optimize the 8 publicly reported measures that contribute to the Quality of Patient Care Star Rating to ensure greater understanding as evidenced by positive feedback from participants.
The Home Health Final Rule was published by CMS on October 31, 2020. There was no delay in the implementation of PDGM. It will begin as expected on January 1, 2020. In this FREE webinar we will discuss some of the highlights of the Final Rule.
November 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm central time
(M2401) Intervention Synopsis is collected at Transfer and Discharge…however, thorough assessment and appropriate care planning for its 6 problem-specific “best practice” processes begins at SOC/ROC. This cheat sheet uses color coding to demonstrate the relationship between each row of M2401 and its associated best practice interventions. Set yourself up for success!
This valuable bundle includes over 44 full color cheat sheets from the Home Health series.