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:
How to get started:
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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We Are Your Home Care and Hospice Resource.
Our FMS experts have done the work for you to assist in keeping your Policy & Procedure manual current with the latest regulatory changes. Our quarterly updates for home health may be purchased annually. Each quarter, you will be notified of any modifications and sent the corresponding updated files.
The learning outcome of this education activity is to enhance the knowledge of the current Outcome and Assessment Information Set(OASIS) in 2019 for the Home Health Registered Nurse and other home health professionals in the area of compliance by addressing CMS’ OASIS guidance and the home health Conditions of Participation as they pertain to clinical documentation of the comprehensive assessment including OASIS and the Plan of Care as evidenced by positive feedback on activity evaluation.
PDGM Overview gives you the must haves of the proposed Patient Driven Grouping Model under the 2019 Proposed Regulations, should this rule be finalized. This full-color, laminated cheat sheet is in a format that is easy to read and understand, highlighting the changes that may affect agency reimbursement. If implemented, the PDGM would become effective January 1, 2020.
Major changes have been proposed for the Home Health Prospective Payment System including the Patient Driven Grouping Model.
Once again, the Quality of Patient Care Star Rating is changing! Effective with the April 2019 Home Health Compare, the QoPC Star Rating quality measures will replace the “Drug Education on All Medications Provided to Patient/Caregiver” process measure with the “Improvement in Management of Oral Medications” outcome measure. Take advantage of this cheat sheet to dig deeply into OASIS item M2020 – optimize this important outcome measure!
Effective January 2019, there are several additions, revisions, and deletions from the OASIS dataset. Gain an understanding of these changes and their impact on the Comprehensive Assessment with the OASIS-D Cheat Sheet. Included topics include the influence of the IMPACT Act on OASIS changes, details regarding the new GG and J items, and a complete listing of OASIS deletions & associated changes in assessment strategies.