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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.

Our Auditing Services Include:

  • Chart Audit and Review
  • OASIS Audit and Review
  • Therapy Audit and Review
  • ICD-10 Start of Care Coding Audit
  • Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM)
  • Review Choice Demonstration
  • Emergency Preparedness Plan Audit and Review

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.

Evaluation/Education:

  • Annual Evaluation
  • Billing/Reimbursement
  • Chart Audits
  • Coding Evaluation & Training
  • Financial Management Analysis
  • OASIS Evaluation & Training
  • Outcomes Based Quality Improvement
  • Performance Improvement Initiatives
  • Productivity Levels
  • Risk Management & Referral Database
  • HIPAA Compliance & Gap Analysis

Operations:

  • Compliance Plans
  • Executive Placement
  • Personnel Management
  • Policy Implementation
  • Regulatory Training
  • Internal Analysis
  • Productivity Levels
  • Strategic Initiatives

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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.

Benefits of Coding-To-Go:

  • 24 hour turnaround
  • Guaranteed accuracy
  • Optimized reimbursement
  • Reduced stress
  • More time for clinicians
  • No long-term commitment

How to get started:

  • Contact your MAC Legacy: info@mac-legacy.com or 800.213.4732
  • Receive and complete your start-up packet
  • Meet our team
  • Submit your claims!

Additional Service:

  • OASIS Review
  • Star Review

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!

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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.

Link to FMS University here!

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.

FMS offers:

  • Current, cutting-edge training for all your clinical and non-clinical staff
  • Continuing education hours for administrators, nurses, therapists, and social workers
  • Nationally recognized expert instructors who make learning fun
  • Instruction that simplifies complicated and constantly changing industry regulations

Sample topics include:

  • OASIS
  • Coding
  • Documentation
  • Home Health Survey Protocols
  • Therapy

Interested in having FMS teach at your site? Ask us how.

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Overview

OASIS C-2 is the official data collection tool used by Medicare to ensure standard quality care is being provided by home health agencies across the United States. It is constantly evolving to meet the criteria set forth by Congress to comply with the latest requirements for Medicare.

The Home Health Care Initiative says Quality Care shall have the following domains according to this mission:

  • Effectiveness: Based on scientific evidence, outcomes will be achieved by providing quality care.
  • Efficiency: Maximizing the quality and health benefit achieved for a given unit of health resources used.
  • Equity: Equal quality of care for all patients.
  • Patient Centeredness: Emphasis on meeting the needs of the patient in providing care, education and support.
  • Safety: Prevention of bodily harm to all.
  • Timeliness: Care to be provided in a timely manner with minimal delay.

 

Gathering OASIS C-2 Data

OASIS data is collected at various points during an episode of care such as admission, recertification and discharge. If a patient is hospitalized during an episode of care, additional OASIS data is collected to note a transfer of the care to the hospital, and upon discharge back home, a resumption of care OASIS is completed with updated data and a chance to update the diagnosis, and consider therapy visits if they were not originally part of the plan of care.
This data is electronically transmitted in a timely manner to CMS to provide evidence of the need for skilled care. Therefore the data needs to be accurate and reflect the patient status at the time of collection. This data acts as “Medicare’s eyes” to understand what care is needed and why it is necessary. It also directly drives the reimbursement status for each patient’s episode of care based on a case mix diagnostic system.

Oasis is cumbersome and can be very time consuming to complete. When only a few visits are made, it can be an absolute annoyance! But when it is understood that this data stands to provide evidence of patients status and skilled need as well as to support evidence of the quality of care the agency provides, perhaps it will be less misunderstood and dreaded!

In reality, OASIS is a long form version of the nursing process.

It also exists to help prevent further issues of fraud and abuse that have cost the Medicare system and taxpayers millions of dollars.

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