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.
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.
Sample topics include:
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OASIS Pursuit of Excellence Series
This OASIS Learning System takes the clinician on a journey! Clinicians who are responsible for collecting OASIS data face many trials when applying CMS guidance on answering the OASIS questions. This 19 session audio/PowerPoint series includes a discussion of the entire OASIS dataset – section by section – with emphasis on those portions of OASIS guidance that are not readily apparent at first glance. As definitions and clarification are revealed, the attendee will gain a roadmap to increased OASIS accuracy and understanding.
These sessions offer:
Rhonda Crawford, BSN, RN, CHCE, HCS-D, HCS-O, COS-C has been in home care since 1991. One of the nation’s leading OASIS experts, Rhonda has recorded the audio for these sessions. The attendee can watch the PowerPoint presentation onscreen while listening to the audio, following along with CMS’ chapter 3 guidance for that session, and making notes for future reference.
An audit tool for SOC & recertification to ensure accuracy & consistency
This full color guide regarding clinical items included in the current OASIS dataset
A tool w/ documentation tips including definitions of terms used by CMS in quality measurement
A tool to select the most accurate response to each item & identify logic inconsistencies
Orient new employees w/ information on different topics and a post test for the trainee
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.
A guide to ensure your staff & patients are prepared for emergencies and natural disasters
A “leave behind” book w/ the basics of home health & hospice to familiarize the patient with the services.