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 FMS help you find areas for improvement and opportunity.
Our Auditing Services Include:
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, Foundation Management Services, Inc. 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. FMS has 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:
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Even if you have dedicated coding staff, chances are your coders will take vacation days, have sick days, and sometimes need back-up support for an influx of new patients or difficult assessments. When that happens, call FMS for PRN help. Let FMS 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.
Sample topics include:
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT
1.0 BMSC Hrs
The learning outcome of this educational activity is to enhance the knowledge of Home Health coder in the area of Patient-Driven Grouping Model by addressing payment periods, admissions sources and timing, clinical groupings and comorbidity adjustments in an effort to improve coding accuracy with PDGM.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
1.0 Contact/Clock Hours
The expected outcome for this education is to enhance the knowledge of the home health Registered Nurse and other home health personnel in the required regulations of QAPI by addressing how to comply with the Federal regulations in an effort to increase the knowledge of the nurse regarding the improvement of patient and agency outcomes.
This 90 minute webinar will provide an analysis of the impact the changes potentially have on the OASIS clinician’s assessment strategy, accurate response selection, and care planning to reduce acute care hospitalization.
*Recording does not offer CE.
**Copy of handouts included on CD.
Effective January 2019, there are several additions, revisions, and deletions from the OASIS dataset. This cheat sheet will help OASIS clinicians compare and contrast GG0130 and GG0170 with M18xx ADL/IADL items. Its purpose is to review item-specific definitions, coding tips, and relevant OASIS-D conventions. Also included is a detailed “compare & contrast” of the focus/scope of each GG & M activity in order to identify similarities and differences.
Review Claim Demonstration (RCD) has been proposed by CMS as a result of findings that showed extensive evidence of fraud and abuse in the Medicare home health program and is also an attempt to revise the Pre-Claim Review (PCR) Demonstration. This cheat sheet is a helpful tool for identifying the important elements and requirements of RCD and includes tips to help prepare your agency.
Coding to Go is the premiere outsourced coding service in home health and hospice.
One Credit = One Claim Coded